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Re: E-M:/ draining Michigan's waters



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Enviro-Mich message from Gary Stock <gstock@net-link.net>
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Dave Dempsey wrote:

> Copies of the public notice, the report submitted by 
> Nestle's consultant in support of the petition, and a decision
> document providing the basis for the DEQ's proposed determination
> are available online http://www.michigan.gov/deqwater.

Apparently not.  Not on the current calendar.  Not among Public Comment
Opportunities.  Not under "New Water Withdrawal Law for Michigan."

Maybe someone at DEQ will actually post a link... soon... maybe?


In the meantime, luckily, at least one link there _is_ relevant...

> The Department of Environmental Quality has issued a proposed
> determination that a water withdrawal being considered by 
> Nestle Waters of North America is not likely to cause an 
> adverse resource impact under Michigan's new water withdrawal law. 

Most of the case law and many great arguments _against_ the proposed
determination are outlined in the amicus brief AG Michael Cox filed in 2005:

   http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-wb-nestle-brief.pdf

GS

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