Environmental Assessments in the Great Lakes Region


Times are ET - Please join Windustry and the Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Institute for a webinar on Tuesday May 18th at 11am ET to discuss environmental assessments for land based wind energy development in and near communities along the Great Lakes.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Current research efforts in the region on public opinions regarding wind energy in communities next to and near the Great Lakes;
  • The recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wind turbine guidelines committee recommendations;
  • Environmental assessments from the environmental consultant perspective.

Who should attend?

  • Wind developers and Community Wind developers
  • Local and state government officials
  • Renewable energy and wildlife advocates
  • Landowners

Presentations will be followed by time for Q & A.


  • David Stout, Chairman of the Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee, US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Charles McKeown, Renewable Energy Policy Program Manager, MSU Land Policy Institute
  • Michael D. Ernst, Esq., Director, Regulatory Affairs, Tetra Tech

Connection Instructions:
You will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate in this webinar. Simply copy the link below into your web browser to connect—you do not need to pre-register. In order to hear the audio, you will need to call into one of the phone numbers below.

Audio Access:
Toll Free: 888-282-1745
Toll: 517-308-9065
Participant Passcode: 8061582

Web Access:

URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/
Conference number: PW7813348
Audience passcode: 8061582

Questions or comments about the webinar topic, speakers, or the Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Institute? Please contact Christina Mills at Windustry (612-870-3472 or [email protected]) or visit http://www.windustry.org/GLRWEI

This webinar is presented by Windustry with support from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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