Muskegon Solar Array Project a Possibility

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Online newspaper mlive.com is reporting that preparations and study is actively underway to create a 100 megawatt wind farm at Muskegon County’s wastewater treatment site.

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 Low Great Lakes Levels in 2012

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 Michigan Boaters See Future Ban on Copper Anti-Fouling Paint

Michigan Thumb Blog ThumbWind Launched

Caseville Beach Sunset

ThumbWind Launches in 2012 We are pleased to announce that our blog http://www.thumbwind.com launched today under its own domain name. ThumbWind is a Blog covering Michigan’s Thumb. Watch this Michigan Thumb blog for the inside scoop on wind farm development, festivals, fun , politics and news of the Upper Thumb. January 2012  Related Looking for … Read more Michigan Thumb Blog ThumbWind Launched