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E-M:/ Berlin & Farro activist 'a real trooper'



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Enviro-Mich message from "Dave Dempsey" <davedem@hotmail.com>
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GAINES TWP. - For more than a quarter-century, she was known as "The Dump Lady," the woman who wouldn't quit until one of the nation's worst toxic waste sites was clean.

In fact, the only thing that could stop Verna Courtemanche was time. The nationally known environmental crusader who helped shut down the infamous Berlin & Farro dump died Monday of age-related illnesses. She was 88.

http://www.mlive.com/news/fljournal/index.ssf?/base/news-41/1167837647148330.xml&coll=5

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