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Re: E-M:/ ELK RAPIDS - Village pushes for new wetlands fill

Enviro-Mich message from Andrew Mutch <andrewimutch@yahoo.com>

That's an interesting approach to managing stormwater:
fill in the wetlands and then build on the property.
Sounds like the Village officials need to attend some
educational classes on groundwater 101. 

Andrew Mutch

--- HAMILTREEF@aol.com wrote:
> Village pushes for new wetlands fill 
> Project predates adjacent stalled developments 
> ELK RAPIDS - Another controversial wetlands fill is
> being proposed a few 
> hundred yards from Lake Michigan - this time by
> village officials.
>       The village has filed for a permit from the
> state Department of 
> Environmental Quality to fill almost nine acres of
> wetlands with nearly 28,000 cubic 
> yards of material south of First Street between Ash
> and Pine streets. 
> http://www.record-eagle.com/2003/nov/16erwet.htm

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