Huron County Michigan Halts Wind Development


Wind EnergyBad Axe, Michigan – At a morning meeting today the Huron county board of commissioners approved a 90 day moratorium ordinance, with a possible 90 day extension on starting or approving any new wind projects in Michigan’s Thumb. After more than 2 1/2 hours of public comments the ordinance passed on a 4 to 3 vote.  Development of wind farm projects about to start would allow for a variance by wind developers before the zoning board of appeals if they wish to continue on with those current projects. This marks a dynamic change in policy for the Thumb. Over the past three years Huron County has had the most wind development in Michigan,

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