Thumb Power Outage

Power Outage With Candlelight

Another Power Outage in the Upper Thumb Yep…we didn’t have any power. Another Thumb power outage. We rolled into our cottage knowing that the power was already out.  Not an uncommon occurrence in the Upper Thumb. However, the neighbors had a generator going and we played catch up on the neighborhood and listened to the … Read more Thumb Power Outage

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Potential Stop of All Wind Projects in Michigan’s Thumb

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[Ed Note: This post is dated March 2012] Michigan’s Huron County Commissioner John Nugent really knows how the wind blows in Huron County Michigan.  His recent announcement of his position in the Huron Daily Tribune was direct and to the point. “I’m in the process of researching it, speaking with people, talking with attorneys. And … Read more Potential Stop of All Wind Projects in Michigan’s Thumb

DTE to Close Harbor Beach Power Plant – Cite Thumb Loop and Pollution Rules

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Story from 2012 – DTE officials announced on that it plans to suspend operations of the Michigan Coal Powered Plant at Harbor Beach as soon as August 2013. The Huron Daily Tribune in Bad Axe says the decision results from federal emission standards that take effect in 2015. Russ Pogats is director of DTE Energy’s … Read more DTE to Close Harbor Beach Power Plant – Cite Thumb Loop and Pollution Rules