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E-M:/ MDN: Wetlands Protection circling the drain


Stamas, Moolenaar proposed wetlands protection shift before Granholm

By Stuart from
of the Daily News
and John Flesher
Associated Press
Published: Thursday, February 5, 2009 12:42 PM EST
    Even before Gov. Jennifer Granholm's announcement about wetlands in her State of the State speech Tuesday, state Rep. Jim Stamas was continuing a legislative effort to move their protection from state to federal hands.

    Granholm recommended scrapping Michigan's wetlands protection law and transferring wetland regulation in Michigan to the federal government.

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