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Re: E-M:/ Pine river pollution



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Enviro-Mich message from "Stewart Freeman" <freema13@pilot.msu.edu>
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Velsicol is a very real problem.  The Michigan DEQ, EPA, and the Justice Dept.
are all involved.  I will ask the DEQ people to contact you.

--Stew Freeman
Mi Attorney General's Office

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> Enviro-Mich message from anderlik@traverse.com (Chris Anderlik)
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> The following message,  which came to me personally, sounds like a couple
> of young people want to get involved in a very worthy project .  I don't
> feel capable of advising them but there must be someone out there, located
> closer to them than I am and/or can give them guidance to sources for help.
> I suggest you contact them directly.
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> hi. we're from st. louis mich. and would like some guidance to helpful
> information pertaining to river clean up.  the pine river winds through
> our town but is so polluted the fish can not be eaten. in fact rarely is
> there ever a boat on it.  tragically its beauty cannot be enjoyed.  the
> chemical company Velsicol dumped ddt in it during the 70s then closed
> the plant because of the now famous pbb contaminated cattle feed.  20
> years later the epa is interested in our community and we are being
> considered as a super fund site.hopefully when we meet with the epa
> later in the month we can do so somewhat informed.  anything you could
> steer us towards that may help us strengthen our case to the epa would
> be so appreciated.  thanks and wish us all good luck!
> concerned, denny and barbshrum
> THANKS,  CHRIS
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