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E-M:/ DEQ Dir. Chester on bills' "license to pollute"



in Free Press today, DEQ Director Steve Chester on the risks from the Senate's CAFO bills:

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070626/OPINION04/706260327/1068/OPINION
Don't give large farms the leeway to pollute
[snip]
....This legislation makes these factory farms a unique, unregulated class of industry in Michigan, essentially giving them a license to pollute our waters, subject communities to potential harm, and diminish their neighbors' quality of life and property values...