The Bush administration's control of the USACE smells as bad today as the corruption of the DEQ did during the Engler administration.
Bill Clous has 60 days to OK, reject proposal
ELK RAPIDS - Environmental watchdogs lashed out at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposed remedy for a developer's wetlands violations.
The Elk Rapids Preserve housing project by developer William Clous' Eastwood Custom Homes involves about 29 acres off Fourth Street. The Corps of Engineers halted work on the project nearly three years ago, after determining developers violated federal law when they filled wetlands connected to Grand Traverse Bay.