[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Get weekly updates

when your community is targeted


RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Paypal

Donate via Stripe

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

News Watch Home

Wind Farms take center stage at board meeting 

Credit:  Katrice Perkins, Staff Writer | The Daily Mining Gazette | Jan 10, 2018 | www.mininggazette.com ~~

BARAGA TOWNSHIP – The Township Board appointed Susan Durham as a new member of the planning commission at the meeting on Tuesday evening.

Durham will be taking over for Jeff Sprenkle. Her term will be starting immediately and will go until March 2020.

The board heard an update on roads from Doug Mills. Doug feels “every road could have a project.”

He proceeded to say that all of the roads need some type of work done, but said there’s no priority or any identified funding for them yet.

He also briefly discussed the project with Spurr township, as previously reported.

Trustee Jerry Dompier, who phoned in on the interview from Florida, shared his concern about the wind farm project that was presented to them at their last meeting.

He said during his trip through Pittsburgh he had an encounter with wind farms.

“I know it’s not directly involving us, but they are not very quiet,” said Dompier.

Dompier mentioned that even being 100 feet away they’re noisy. He also questioned how much money will be spent on the project and suggested that he hoped for further discussion where they could ask more questions.

Dompier would like to ask more questions regarding the project because seeing them up close gave him a “different outlook.”

Trustee Glenn Juntunen reassured Dompier that the project is still in the beginning stages. However, Juntunen said Baraga’s only responsibility involves transmission lines so they might not have much say in what happens.

Clerk Michelle Fish and Treasurer Cathy Wadaga agreed that they might not have much say, so they haven’t thought much about the project since it will be in L’Anse.

Source:  Katrice Perkins, Staff Writer | The Daily Mining Gazette | Jan 10, 2018 | www.mininggazette.com

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
   Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)
Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)


e-mail X FB LI TG TG Share

News Watch Home

Get the Facts
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.


Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook

Wind Watch on Linked In Wind Watch on Mastodon