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RE: E-M:/ Gerald Henning and MDA failure to respond: LSJ today



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Enviro-Mich message from Frank Ambrose <snakeman1549@yahoo.com>
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Mr. Henning is basically getting crap (no pun
intended) from the bureaucrats on the list who are
thinking of their own situation and how they would
feel if the citizenry they deal with started yelling
at them. They seem to be mad that people would target
the "low hanging fruit" instead of going after
legislators and the higher-ups in the agencies. 

On that note, someone has now compiled list of those
in charge of the Michigan Department of Agriculture,
the Michigan Commission of Agriculture, and the
director of the MDA. People should call them and voice
their concerns about CAFO's and all the pollution and
animal suffering they cause. The numbers and addresses
listed are for their personal homes. Lets hold them
accountable for their decision to give CAFO's a free
ride in Michigan. Don't forget to tell them to drop
the charges on Mr. Henning.

Michigan Commission on Agriculure from
http://www.michigan.gov/mda/0,1607,7-125-1572_2878-8251--,00.html


Nora M. Viau
6645 G Rd.
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-789-9012

William Pridgeon
1115 Pridgeon Rd
Montgomery, MI 49255
517-296-4543
This man owns a 60,000 head hog farm, and thousands of
acres of fields used to grow food for the pigs.

James Maitland
4448 Maitland Road
Williamsburg, MI 49690
231-938-2637

Douglas E. Darling
13109 Palmer Rd
Monroe, MI 48159
734-587-3818

James E Byrum
4933 Bellevue Rd
Onondaga, MI 48854
517-628-2724
He is the president and CEO of the Michigan
Agri-Business Association

Dan Wyant
Director of Michigan Department of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 
517-332-1468
As expected, he is not just about destroying the
environment, but also about promoting a war on the
poor:
 
Dan Wyant has served as Director of the Michigan
Department of Agriculture since October of 1996.

A native of Cass County, Michigan, Wyant brings a vast
agricultural background to the post, beginning his
career in the private sector with a marketing manager
position at Ralston Purina Company and Lowe’s
International, where he was employed as an export
trade consultant.

His public sector career includes providing policy
expertise for the Senate Republican Majority Office
and serving as Legislative Liaison for the Michigan
Department of Agriculture. Wyant also served as
Associate Director of Governor John Engler’s Office of
Legislative Affairs, working with the State
Legislature on such notable and historic legislative
reforms as nine tax cuts, welfare reform, a re-write
of the School Code, curbing lawsuit abuse, expanding
economic opportunities and lowering the cost of
providing jobs in Michigan.






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