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GLIN==> Public Forum - How Sheboygan County homeowners can benefit from Sheboygan River cleanup



 
Public Forum - How Sheboygan County homeowners can benefit from
Sheboygan River cleanup

 

September 21, 2006

Blue Harbor Resort & Conference Center

725 Blue Harbor Drive, Sheboygan

2:00pm to 3:30pm

 

The Northeast-Midwest Institute
<http://www.nemw.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.nemw.org/>  is
hosting a public forum on the economic advantages of improving
environmental quality in the Sheboygan area. The forum will be held at
the Blue Harbor Resort & Conference Center, 725 Blue Harbor Drive,
Sheboygan on September 21, 2006 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm and will feature a
presentation by Dr. John Braden
<http://www.nemw.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://netfiles.uiuc.edu
/jbb/www/index.htm>  from the University of Illinois, concerning the
results of a two-year study on the economic value of cleaning up the
Sheboygan River Area of Concern (AOC). Specifically, Professor Braden
will detail how many homeowners may realize gains in house prices as a
result of cleanup activities in the river. Other speakers include Mayor
Juan Perez, City of Sheboygan; Wisconsin State Senator Joe Leibham, 9th
Senate District; Dr. John Braden, University of Illinois; Mr. Marc
Tuchman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes National
Program Office; Mr. James McNelly, Wisconsin Department of Natural
Resources; and Mr. Jon Gumtow, Sheboygan River Basin Partnership. Mr.
David Ullrich, Director of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities
Initiative will chair the event. For more information and to RSVP please
contact Nicole Mays at 202-584-3378 or via email at nmays@nemw.org. 

 

Please find attached to this email a formal letter of invitation, a copy
of the agenda, and flyer publicizing the event. Feel free to distribute
this information to other interested parties. For more information and
to RSVP please contact me at 202-584-3378 or via email at 
nmays@nemw.org.

 

Kind regards,

 

Nicole Mays

 

Policy Analyst

Northeast-Midwest Institute

www.nemw.org
<http://www.nemw.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.nemw.org/> 

202-584-3378

 

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