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Re: E-M:/ Chopping down trees in Flint



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Enviro-Mich message from "Megan Owens" <meo@umich.edu>
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For more information on the porposal to cut trees in Flint for revenue, read
this Flint Journal article:
http://fl.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/20010122f22b1treep.frm

It sounds like there is lots of opposition, but it is under consideration.

                    Megan Owens

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Surfus" <jeffsurfus@msn.com>
To: "Enviro-Mich" <enviro-mich@great-lakes.net>
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 2:49 PM
Subject: E-M:/ Chopping down trees in Flint


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> Enviro-Mich message from "Jeff Surfus" <jeffsurfus@msn.com>
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> I just heard a very brief story on Michigan Public Radio this afternoon
> that the powers that be in Flint are considering a wacky proposal to chop
> down trees on city land and sell them for wood to help pay down the City's
> deficit!  It apparently will raise $300,000, a drop in the bucket compared
> to the apparent $6 million deficit.
>
> Is this true?  Does anyone have any more details?  ...Talk about a
> wrong-headed, short-sighted solution to a problem.
>
> Jeff Surfus
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