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E-M:/ MI Supreme Ct. Crystal River ruling

Enviro-Mich message from anderlik@traverse.com (Chris Anderlik)

We won!!!!!!!       MI Supreme Ct vacates all state decisions in Crystal
River (Homestead Resort , Leelanau County)Lawsuit.
To quote the Ct. Order:  The judgments of the Ct. of Appeals and the trial
court are vacated as moot.  The decisions of the administrative law judge
and the Natural Resource Commission are declared to be of no precedential
force and effect in any future applications for dredge and fill permits.
The DNR was without jurisdiction to issue any permit that did not resolve
the objections interposed by the USEPA.
        In other words, all of the adverse state rulings allowing the golf
course on the Crystal are wiped out. This has statewide implications for
development in wetlands.  Only recourse for the resort is theArmy Corps.
                        Chris Anderlik,  Secretary,  Friends of the Crystal

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