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E-M:/ St. Clair Shores fears state plan will jolt home values



More impact of low water conditions. 

St. Clair Shores canal now a wetland? St. Clair Shores fears state plan will jolt home values

ST. CLAIR SHORES -- A plan by the state to reclassify a muck-filled canal as a wetland has touched off a frenzy among waterfront homeowners who fear their property values will plummet.

The state Department of Environmental Quality, citing low water levels and creeping vegetation, recently proposed reclassifying a canal off Benjamin Street as a wetland, which means it could not be dredged to allow for boat access to Lake St. Clair.

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