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Hello Michigan:
See below and attached opportunities for training and participation in DEQ public hearings/comment period on the proposed sulfide mining rules being held in the lower peninsula.  There are two workshops this Saturday Dec. 3 in Grand Rapids and Ann Arborand the public hearing is next Wednesday Dec. 7th, with comments period open through Dec. 19.
 
Come join us on the capital steps at high NOON on Wednesday December 7 for a Rally and Ceremony and then a walking parade to the Lansing Center for the public information meeting followed by the public hearing where you can state your comments.  Watch for more details on this event. 
 
Please find the time to participate in some way.  We need individual comments and participation by just being at the hearing even if you don't want to speak.
 
Please excuse duplicate mailings, but this is a big issue that demands attention.
 
call me for questions.

Sulfide Mining Rules – schedule of workshops and public hearings is below. Deadline for public comment is Monday, Dec. 19 at 5pm.
For more information, see http://michigan.sierraclub.org/mining.shtml


When

Who

What

Where

Saturday December 3

9-11:30AM

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

Michigan Environmental Council

Workshop: Part 632 Rules

Blandford Nature Center

1715 Hillburn NW, Grand Rapids, MI.  Location:

http://web.grps.k12.mi.us/blandford/directions.html

Saturday December 3

3:00 – 5:30PM

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

Michigan Environmental Council

Workshop: Part 632 Rules

North & South Rms

The NEW Center, 1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI.  Location: http://www.new.org/about/location.html

Wednesday December 7

12:00 – 5:00PM

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

Michigan Environmental Council

Pre-hearing informational meeting. *Sierra Club Displays, sulfide mining information, gathering place for public meeting and hearing

Governor’s Rm, Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI

Location http://www.lepfa.com/main_files/lc_directions.htm  

Wednesday December 7

1:00 – 3:00PM

MDEQ

Informal Public Information Meeting: Part 632 Rules

Rms 203 – 204, Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI.  Location

http://www.lepfa.com/main_files/lc_directions.htm

Wednesday December 7

3:00- 5:00PM

MDEQ

Public Hearing: Part 632 Rules

Rms 203 – 204, Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI. 

http://www.lepfa.com/main_files/lc_directions.htm

Monday December 19

5:00PM

MDEQ

Deadline for written comments.

Office of Geological Survey, MDEQ, 525 West Allegan Street, P.O. 30256, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7756.

Written comments will be accepted until December 19, 2005, and should be mailed to the address above. Information Contact: Susan Maul, Office of Geological Survey, 517-241-1552, or Email at mauls@michigan.gov. Decision-maker: DEQ Director.

 

Hello Conservation Committee,
     See below and attached opportunities for training and participation in DEQ
public hearings/comment period on the proposed sulfide mining rules being held
in the lower peninsular this Saturday, next Wednesday (Dec, 7th, with comments
period open through Dec. 19.

     Please find the time to participate in some way.  The Chapter will present
the Club's official position, but we also need individual comments and
participation by just being at the hearing if you don't want to speak.

     Excuse duplicate mailings, but this is a big issue that demands attention.

     Reminder:  Conservation Committee will be held Saturday December 10, 9:30
to 12:30 in the Lansing office.  Proposed agenda coming soon!

                              Anna Holden   313-331-0932

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----- Forwarded message from gayle.miller@sierraclub.org -----
    Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 14:35:11 -0500
    From: Gayle Miller <gayle.miller@sierraclub.org>
Reply-To: gayle.miller@sierraclub.org Subject: FW: Help protect Michigan's water
with public comments on the new mining rules
      To: tom karas <logman39@hotmail.com>, 'Anna Holden' <mqk@umd.umich.edu>,
'Anne Woiwode' <anne.woiwode@sierraclub.org>, 'Bill Rodgers'
<wrodgers@isr.umich.edu>, 'Jean Gramlich' <jeangramlich@msn.com>, 'Lydia
Fischer' <lydfisch@mindspring.com>, Maria Lapinski <lapinsk3@msu.edu>, 'Ed
McArdle' <ecoguy2@netzero.net>, 'Ed Borus' <etbjr@chartermi.net>

Sulfide Mining Rules - schedule of workshops and public hearings is below.
Deadline for public comment is Monday, Dec. 19 at 5pm.
For more information, see http://michigan.sierraclub.org/mining.shtml




When

Who

What

Where


Saturday December 3

9-11:30AM

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

Michigan Environmental Council

Workshop: Part 632 Rules



Blandford Nature Center

1715 Hillburn NW, Grand Rapids, MI.  Location:

http://web.grps.k12.mi.us/blandford/directions.html


Saturday December 3

3:00 - 5:30PM

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

Michigan Environmental Council

Workshop: Part 632 Rules



North & South Rms

The NEW Center, 1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI.  Location:
http://www.new.org/about/location.html


Wednesday December 7

12:00 - 5:00PM

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

Michigan Environmental Council

Pre-hearing informational meeting. *Sierra Club Displays, sulfide mining
information, gathering place for public meeting and hearing

Governor's Rm, Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI

Location http://www.lepfa.com/main_files/lc_directions.htm


Wednesday December 7

1:00 - 3:00PM

MDEQ

Informal Public Information Meeting: Part 632 Rules

Rms 203 - 204, Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI.  Location

http://www.lepfa.com/main_files/lc_directions.htm


Wednesday December 7

3:00- 5:00PM

MDEQ

Public Hearing: Part 632 Rules

Rms 203 - 204, Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI.

http://www.lepfa.com/main_files/lc_directions.htm


Monday December 19

5:00PM

MDEQ

Deadline for written comments.

Office of Geological Survey, MDEQ, 525 West Allegan Street, P.O. 30256,
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7756.

Written comments will be accepted until December 19, 2005, and should be
mailed to the address above. Information Contact: Susan Maul, Office of
Geological Survey, 517-241-1552, or Email at
<http://us.f540.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=mauls@michigan.gov>
mauls@michigan.gov. Decision-maker: DEQ Director.





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