Bay City Times provides a report of the Senate Great Lakes Conservation Task
Force meeting held last evening at Saginaw
Valley State University.
Though the article begins with the
Save Our Shorelines issue, it wasn’t the only problem described at the hearing. Please also note the issues described by
Terry Miller, Lone Tree Council Chair, of fishers who are eating fish from the
Pine River, a river in Mid-Michigan that eventually flows to Saginaw Bay, designated
with a ban on consumption of ALL fish because of DDT and PBBs – the only
river in the U.S. with such a designation from these two pollutants. – Rita Jack.
they are beach weeds, a nuisance ruining the waterfront. To environmentalists,
they are coastal wetlands performing an important ecological function.
the viewpoint, the controversy over Saginaw
Bay residents' beach maintenance
rights now is on the agenda of state lawmakers.
rest at: http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/20011127bgreatlakestaskforce.frm
Water Sentinels Project Director
Mackinac Chapter Sierra Club
"Speak out - even if your voice