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Enviro-Mich message from "Eckhart Dersch" <dersch@msu.edu>
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Dr. Scott Witter, Acting Chair of the Department of Resource Development
at Michigan State University, asked me to forward the following note of
apology from Mr. Brian McKenna to the ENVIRO-MICH listserv.

Eckhart Dersch
Professor
>From: MCKENNA193@aol.com
>Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 12:00:43 EST
>Subject: Re: Apology
>To: witter@pilot.msu.edu
>X-Mailer: AOL 4.0 for Windows 95 sub 124
>
>Dear Scott,
>
>I am writing to apologize for the remarks that I made on the listservs
about
>Resource Development. The Department of Resource Development is an
>outstanding organization that has produced hundreds, if not thousands
of hard
>working professionals dedicated to improving the world.
>
>The comments that I made about RD were unintentionally ambiguous and
should
>have been directed elsewhere. They were the product, in part, of
listserv
>writing, which is a new form of communication that I'm still struggling
to
>master, in terms of both etiquette and rhetoric. I fully retract them.
As you
>can see, I am passionate about several environmental issues. I stand by
my
>concern for the people of Bhopal and I hope to encourage debate on that
>issue. And, as your students and alumni have amply demonstrated, RD is
also
>very concerned about these and similar issues, as is evident in today's
>"Democracy and Sustainability" seminar.
>
>I have no agenda with the faculty, administrators or students of
Resource
>Development (in fact I am friendly with a number of them).
>
>Again, I apologize to you and the department, and I hope that you
accept it.
>It won't happen again.
>
>Sincerely,
>
>Brian McKenna

Scott G. Witter
Professor and Acting Chairperson
Department of Resource Development
308 Natural Resource Bldg.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI  48824

Phone:  517-355-3421
Fax:  517-353-8994
E-mail:  Witter@pilot.msu.edu


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