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



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Enviro-Mich message from "Dusty Fancher" <dustymec@voyager.net>
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an anonymous source from Flint told me the mayor actually said chopping down
the trees would give the criminals fewer places to hide.

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From: owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net
[mailto:owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net]On Behalf Of Lana Pollack
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 11:35 AM
To: Jeff Surfus; Enviro-Mich
Subject: Re: E-M:/ Chopping down trees in Flint


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Enviro-Mich message from Lana Pollack <lanamec@voyager.net>
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Chop down trees to pay off debt? I wonder if they've heard of Easter Island.

Lana Pollack



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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.
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>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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