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SG-W:/ Dexter Power Plant?!



Yesterday Isaac Elnecave, MEC's Air Quality specialist, met with a planning group that is preparing to build a natural gas power plant in Dexter Twp on a "non productive" farm.  The plant would use forty acres of the 100-some acre parcel allowing the remainder to be used as wetland mitigation land or parkland for the community. The project would, of course, include a couple 200 foot smokestacks.  Has anyone been involved in the planning of this project?  What's the word?!  What in the world?!  What about using a brownfield instead of a greenfield?

Conan Smith
Land Programs Director
Michigan Environmental Council
119 Pere Marquette, Suite 2A
Lansing, MI  48912
p. (517) 487-9539
f. (517) 487-9541
www.mienv.org
conanmec@voyager.net