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Jeff Kart of the Bay City Times reports on the Coast Guard’s proposed free fire zones currently under consideration and out for comment:


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Bullets over the bay?

Zones being proposed to allow training exercises in Lake Huron

Thursday, August 24, 2006



If you hear machine guns on the Saginaw Bay, the sound may be coming from the U.S. Coast Guard.

The agency, part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is proposing to create 26 ''safety zones'' throughout the Great Lakes, including six in Lake Huron.

The closest two to the bay would be east of Tawas City and north of Port Hope in the Thumb.






Anne Woiwode, State Director

Michigan Chapter Sierra Club

109 E. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906

517-484-2372   fax 517-484-3108




If the Green Revolution is a bloody pulp today, it is not just because the environmental movement mugged itself. It is because the corporate, political, and religious right ganged up on it in the back alleys of power.  

Bill Moyers, before the Society of Environmental Journalists, 10/1/05