Biology

Assistant Professor Erik Nordman puts into action the Michigan Sea Grant

Date: August 6, 2009

Biology's Dr. Erik Nordman puts into action the Michigan Sea Grant, a project designed to explore the potential conflicts with locating wind power facilities in coastal areas of Muskegon, Ottawa, and Allegan counties. Researchers will examine the issues surrounding wind farms, in order to help communities avoid conflicts over wind energy development.

If you would like to get involved in this project or receive more information, you may contact Dr. Nordman at (616) 331-8705 or visit the website www.miseagrantmich.edu/research/projects for more information about the project and upcoming meetings.


Here are a few articles about the Michigan Sea Grant:

Muskegon Chronicle
http://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/index.ssf/2009/07/grand_valley_state_university_3.html

Grand Haven Tribune
http://www.grandhaventribune.com/paid/294918752980511.bsp

Grand Rapids Press (see sidebar)
http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2009/07/grand_rapids_company_donates_w.html

Holland Sentinel
http://www.hollandsentinel.com/homepage/x931230896/Towering-turbines-give-neighbors-pause