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Wind Income Saved the Family Farm

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Over 99% of the 2.1 million farms are family-owned and operated. A large portion now host wind turbines. 

Did a Derecho Hit the Upper Thumb?

Weather Radar Map of Michigan

Derecho – A Straight Line of Destruction On the early morning of Thursday, November 6th, 2015 neighbors heard a commotion that could only be described as “sounding like a freight train” ripping sound their street. Within moments trees were falling and branches over 9 inches in diameter were being hurled over 30 yards or more. … Read more

Huron County Michigan Halts Wind Development

Bad Axe, Michigan – At a morning meeting April 2, 2015, 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 … Read more