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E-M:/ DNR budget in trouble

Enviro-Mich message from "Dave Dempsey" <davedem@hotmail.com>

The proposed hunting and fishing license fee increases described in this article are probably necessary but definitely not sufficient to address the funding problems of the Michigan DNR. MDEQ has its own incredible shrinking general fund budget. It's time to get all users (including those who don't hunt and fish) to contribute to the stewardship of public lands and other resources, and to come up with a large-scale long-term funding solution for DNR, at least.

"If present trends continue, the department expects a $40 million deficit by 2010."


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