Saturday, July 12, 2008

Shelby eyeing big wind farm

Shelby eyeing big wind farm
"John Deere Wind Energy in conjunction with Michigan Wind LLC of Big Rapids is proposing a wind farm that would include 30 turbines at 60 megawatts just east of Hart. If the township board approves and economic studies continue to be favorable, it could be constructed by 2010, developers said during an informational meeting Thursday at Elbridge Township Hall."

It would be interesting to see how much federal, state, local tax money is going into these projects.

$3.4M cleanup to restore lake shoreline

$3.4M cleanup to restore lake shoreline
"The Great Lakes Commission donated the first $50,000 for the project and NOAA is seeking Congressional approval of another $1.5 million for the initiative. The remaining funds are expected to come from federal agencies."

"Clean" is nice but "broke" is what's going on.

How many thousands of similar projects are sucking our future dry?

GVSU hires Muskegon diversity advocate

GVSU hires Muskegon diversity advocate
"He will assume duties Aug. 11 as Grand Valley's assistant vice president for Affirmative Action"

College costs explode and they tell us there is no "fat" in their budget.

But there's ALWAYS room for a new department!

Gimme a break!

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