CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) – A wind energy project in Michigan’s Shiawassee County is hitting some blowback.
County commissioners are talking about a moratorium on the huge turbines until they can fully understand what’s being proposed in rural areas, 50 miles northeast of Lansing.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
The Argus-Press says Apex Clean Energy wants to develop a wind turbine project in four Shiawassee townships, although the company hasn’t applied for permits yet.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
County commissioners last week told their lawyer to draft an opinion on a wind energy moratorium. County Community Development Director Pete Preston says the project can’t be stopped unless it doesn’t follow the county’s master plan.
Apex development manager David Guillory says more than 140 property owners have signed up. He says “they were not swindled.”MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
A public meeting is planned for Dec. 7.
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