Lake Wind opponents: Wind farm fight taken to Mason County board elections as turbines are built
Just as the legal system refused to side with the opponents, so did the elected officials in Mason County. The opposition energy is being put into trying to defeat at the polls this year six incumbent county commissioners who favored the wind farm development, Bergaila said while picketing in front of the chamber offices on U.S. 10 in Ludington.
June 28, 2012
by Dave Alexander
in Michigan Live
LUDINGTON, MI - When it comes to stopping the wind farm under construction south of Ludington, opponents are left to simply picket.
But come August and November, a lead critic of the Lake Winds Energy Park in southern Mason County promises to even political scores with county commissioners who voted to allow Consumers Energy to proceed with the $235 million, 56-turbine development.
Evelyn Bergaila of Riverton Township was in front of the Ludington Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce as Consumers Energy officials prepared a group of media members for a tour of the Lake Winds construction area. Five of the turbines have... [continue via Web link]