Impact of Nearby Wind Farms on Property Values

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it’s a now a matter of public record that the wind farm defendants in the Ubly case did unsuccessfully attempt to prevent the opinion of a local property assessment firm that showed that the plaintiffs suffered a reduction in property values approaching $1 million.

Low Great Lakes Levels in 2012

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IN 2011, the US Army Corps of Engineers is forecasted lower levels for Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron. High temperatures coupled with lack of snowfall in the upper Great Lakes are contributing factors to the decline. Lake Superior was expected to continue drop from 2011 and was expected to drop another two inches over the … Read more

Michigan Boaters See Future Ban on Copper Anti-Fouling Paint

Sailboats Out on the Hard on Saginaw Bay

From 2012 – A Ban on Copper Bottom Paint In the February 2012 issue of BoatUS there was a special report on activity taken by several states to ban copper marine anti-fouling bottom paint by 2020. Copper is added to bottom paint as a biocide to prevent slime, plant and zebra mussels from attaching onto the … Read more