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Re: E-M:/ RE: / MUCC sells out



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Enviro-Mich message from williamtobler@critterswoods.org
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Left?
Some of the Right-Wingers are so far to the right as to nearly fall off
the edge of this flat world.





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> Enviro-Mich message from "Trigger, Grant R." <GTrigger@honigman.com>
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> It's a little over the top to dump on MUCC in this manner - MUCC has a
> long history of carefully looking at the interests of its hunting and
> fishing constituencies and making judgments that occasionally differ from
> the more left leaning environmental groups - that hardly makes them a sell
> out
>
> Why not ask MUCC to explain the basis for their position - I suspect it is
> rational
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net
> [mailto:owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net] On Behalf Of Terry Swier
> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 10:20 PM
> To: enviro-mich@great-lakes.net
> Subject: E-M:/ MUCC sells out
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> Enviro-Mich message from "Terry Swier" <tswier@hotmail.com>
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> MUCC Sells Out
>
> Is MUCC, Michigan United Conservation Club, selling out the Great Lakes
> and our water future?  It would appear so.  Anyone following the Great
> Lakes, Great Michigan campaign might wonder why MUCC is practically the
> lone wolf in opposing the critically important water diversion protections
> supported by more than 54 other groups, including the Izaak Walton League
> of America, League of Women Voters, Michigan League of Conservation
> Voters, Michigan Environmental Council, Michigan Citizens for Water
> Conservation, and many, many others. I think I know the answer.  On the
> front page of MUCC's Tracks Magazine November-December issue is the credit
> "Funded by Ice Mountain."
> Inside you see that MUCC thanks Ice Mountain for the funding again.  So,
> MUCC is funding this expensive, high quality, four-color magazine for MUCC
> and, perhaps, more.  This is the same Ice Mountain whose parent company,
> Nestlé, is suing the state to overturn the federal Water Resource
> Development Act protections against Great Lakes water diversions.  This is
> the same Nestlé that is twisting legislative arms so it can privatize our
> Great Lakes waters and ship them for profit at virtually no benefit to
> Michigan.  The same Nestlé that is in the courts with Michigan Citizens
> for Water Conservation.  The same Nestlé that is at odds with virtually
> the entire environmental community and the majority of Michigan residents
> who favor protections against water diversions.
>
> Shame on MUCC!  They need to explain why they are taking Nestlé's money
> and how that is influencing the way it is representing its members on this
> issue
>
>
> Terry Swier
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