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E-M:/ battle lines forming on Mason Tract oil drilling

This fight is shaping up to be as fierce as those over Pigeon River oil and gas drilling in the 1970s, and Nordhouse Dunes drilling in the 1980s and 1990s.
GRAYLING - Opposition to a plan to drill under a prized portion of the Huron Manistee National Forest near the AuSable River is mounting, as U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak is calling on the state to carefully evaluate the proposal and a sportsman's group is considering creative measures to thwart the idea.