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Enviro-Mich message from "Murray Dailey" <murphwild1@hotmail.com>
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Greetings,


I apologize for this not being specifically Michigan related, but thought i 
would pass it along considering the heated nature of the last weeks, and the 
fact that Michigan is swing state.  In earlier posts, i made mention of not 
seeing many greens involved in forest issues in Michigan.  Well, here is 
some reporting from Bush's home state of Texas.


kind regards,


Murray Dailey







Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 20:44:13 -0600
>
>Dear Murray,
>
>I am chair of the Houston Sierra Club's Forestry Subcommittee.  I saw
>your email about not having seen Greens at any environmental events, like
>public hearings, and thought I would pass on my experience.
>
>In July we forced the Forest Service to hold another Roaldless Initiative
>public hearing, a bit closer to Houston, in College Station, Texas (their
>choice).  I went expecting the opposition to outnumber us but was
>pleasantly supprised.  Apparently there is a Green Party in College
>Station and they turned out in force.  In total, those for the Roadless
>Initiative outnumbered those against about 60% to 40%.
>
>Many of those who spoke in favor of the Roadless Initiative were Greens
>and they impressed me with their concern and knowledge of Texas National
>Forests.  I am not saying this is true everywhere, but in my case it was
>a pleasant surpprise.
>
>Thought you might like to hear my experience.
>
>Brandt Mannchen
>
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