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Enviro-Mich message from "Jeff Surfus" <jeffsurfus@msn.com>


MARCH 24, 2001

CONTACT:  Jeff Surfus, NO WASTE/Clean Water Action (734) 426-1984
                     Allison Remsen of Rep. Bonior's office (202) 225-3130
or (202) 225-8245

Bonior "Welcomes" Canadian Trash to Michigan

Congressman David E. Bonior (D-Mt. Clemens) will hold a press conference
to announce his plans to introduce legislation in U.S. Congress that would
allow communities to reject out-of-state and Canadian waste at Michigan

Who:  Congressman David E. Bonior (D-Mt. Clemens)
           Jeff Surfus, Network of Waste Activities Stopping Trash Exports
           (NO WASTE) and Clean Water Action
           Sen. Ken DeBeaussaert (D-Clinton Township)

What:  A Press Conference announcing federal legislation to prevent
out-of-state waste from being deposited in Michigan landfills.  Sen.
DeBeaussaert will discuss his new proposed legislation that would prohibit
out of state waste containing returnable bottles and cans.  Mr. Surfus
will be discussing grassroots efforts to stop out-of-state waste and
highlighting the Engler/Harding administration's role in this situation.

When: Monday, March 26, 11:30 am

Where: The "Welcome to Michigan" sign on the Michigan side of the
Ambassador Bridge

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