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Re: E-M:/ bill to protect small wetlands (from the mackinac center'sattacks)

Enviro-Mich message from Barbara Jean Madsen <bjmadsen@umich.edu>

Amen!!!   --Barb Madsen

On Fri, 25 Apr 2003 Sadewass@aol.com wrote:

> Although I guess anything is better than nothing, this bill will have little
> benefit.  In by far the most cases, small wetlands are not being destroyed on
> State property.  The destruction is occurring primarily on private property,
> or on local government property.  Managers of lands under the control of the
> MDNR (by far the majority of State owned lands) are aware that protection of
> wetlands, large or small, is a priority.  Even MDOT, which historically had a
> less than stellar history in this area, has been accounting for small
> wetlands along road construction or improvement projects.
> The target should be protection of more than small wetlands on State land.

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