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WASHTENAW COUNTY - Across the county there are thousands of acres of land,
long considered untouchable due to contamination, that can be reclaimed to
produce tax revenue and jobs, county commissioners were told Thursday.
http://aa.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/brown.frm

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP - Participants in the Pittsfield Bike Tour Sunday will
pedal 15 miles through working farms, open space, developed properties and
land proposed for development.  The tour is sponsored by a citizens' group
dedicated to preserving Pittsfield's remaining natural and rural character,
and other members of a coalition promoting a countywide land preservation
ballot initiative.
http://aa.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/bikeride.frm

 The Citizens Disposal Inc. landfill in Mundy Township at Grand Blanc Road and
U.S. 23 is requiring that its haulers bring in yard waste for composting in
paper bags. No plastic bags will be allowed. The move took effect Tuesday with
mixed reviews.
http://fl.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/18leaf$02.frm

GRAND RAPIDS - While the city hopes to take the lion's share of the city's
recycling business with its new service, a Waste Management official said
Thursday the company doesn't intend to lose its customers.
http://gr.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/recycle1102307.frm

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