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E-M:/ Sportsmen seek watershed protection



02/25/2005
Sportsmen seek watershed protection
Kathie Marchlewski , Midland Daily News

    Michigan’s most expansive watershed is in trouble, and hundreds of Saginaw Valley sportsmen are making a plea to Gov. Jennifer Granholm to help.
    They are teaming up with Bay City-based Lone Tree Council and asking the state to get tough – to prevent sewage overflows, to clean up dioxin and to protect wetlands in the Saginaw River and Bay.
    
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The goal is to collect 700 signatures and deliver them to the governor before spring thaw, when sewage begins to flow and flooding sends dioxin-contaminated sediment downriver, onto residential properties and into the bay.
 
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