The governor who signed Michigan’s model wetlands protection legislation into law 30 years ago believes it is vital to keep that commitment even in tough economic times, according to a statement by former Gov. William G. Milliken posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Former Gov. Milliken’s statement comes just days before the Legislature decides whether to follow current Gov. Jennifer Granholm in her call for abolishing the state wetland program in order to save approximately $2 million in state funds.
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