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Enviro-Mich message from "Rohrer, Thomas K" <rohre1tk@cmich.edu>
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Congratulations to the Michigan Dept. of Attorney General staff who prosecuted this case and to the staff of the Enforcement Unit of the Water Bureau of MDEQ who put the case together and provided expert testimony at trial.
 
Now, can they take similar actions and win similar convictions against the operators of CAFOs who also put tens of thousands of gallons of raw sewage from their animal factory operations into our state waters??  Let's hope so.

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From: owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net on behalf of Rita Jack
Sent: Thu 12/21/2006 2:09 PM
To: 'Enviro-Mich@Great-Lakes.Net'
Subject: E-M:/ 5 years of prison for sewage dumper



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Enviro-Mich message from "Rita Jack" <rita.jack@sierraclub.org>
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Dear Michigan,

Two articles are below detailing the sentence and fine ordered of David
Kircher by Judge Brown in Ann Arbor, after Kircher dumped 25,000 to 100,000
gallons of raw sewage in 2004.  Thank you to Michigan AG's office for
pursuing this case. 

-Rita.

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* Landlord gets 5 years for polluting
Detroit Free Press
By Dan Cortez
  An Ypsilanti apartment-complex owner was given an unprecedented
5-year prison sentence and a $1-million fine Wednesday for polluting
the Huron River with raw sewage.
http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061221/NEWS05/612210416/10
07/NEWS


* Landlord gets prison term
Ann Arbor News
By Susan L. Oppat
  An Ypsilanti-area landlord was sentenced to five years in prison
and ordered to pay a $1 million fine on Wednesday for dumping
thousands of gallons of raw sewage into a drain that leads to the
Huron River in 2004.
http://www.mlive.com/news/aanews/index.ssf?/base/news-20/1166715688292900.xm
l&coll=2




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