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Re: E-M:/ Sierra Club v. River Ridge Farms

Enviro-Mich message from John Rebers <jrebers@nmu.edu>

At 10:35 AM 6/20/2002 -0400, Kenneth Vermeulen wrote:
>While I fear that attempting to set the record straight and asking for
>honesty rather than biased propaganda may be a waste of my time, the
>Sierra Club's latest postings again demand a response.
>First.  Absolutely NO "improvements" are being made to either the River
>Ridge nor White Acres facilities as a result of the Sierra Club's
>suit.  All of the improvements at River Ridge were completed many months
>ago as a direct result of Mr. Hanenburg's efforts to become MAEAP
>certified, and the enforcement actions brought by MDEQ and EPA.  The
>improvements at White Acres are the result of negotiations with U.S. EPA
>that were completed last January, several months before Sierra Club ever
>mentioned White Acres in connection with this suit.

Most Enviro-Mich readers have probably already figured this out -

However, since Mr. Vermeulen chooses not to identify himself in his
postings, I thought it worth mentioning that he is an attorney for River
Ridge Farms, according to an article posted at

Judge for yourself what source is likely to provide honesty or bias.

John Rebers

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