Action Alert: Tell EGLE to Deny NorthShore of Saugatuck’s Marina Permit Application

Attend EGLE’s Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 10
Submit a comment to EGLE by Thursday, July 20

NorthShore of Saugatuck has reapplied for permits from Michigan’s Department of Environment Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) to allow excavation and construction of their proposed marina at the Kalamazoo River Mouth. NorthShore’s original five-year permit from EGLE expired in January. Please join the Coastal Alliance in opposing the permits by attending and speaking at EGLE’s virtual public hearing on July 10 AND by submitting a comment to EGLE by July 20.

Key Points to Make in Your Comments to EGLE
It’s important that your comment to EGLE includes specific examples of how the proposed marina violates Michigan’s legal statutes. Click here for an overview of what to say. If you have questions or would like assistance in developing your comment, we’re happy to help. Just email us at:

Register for the Public Hearing using this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join. Pre-registration is not required – you can use the link to join the meeting when it starts on July 10. When it’s your time to speak, please make the same points you made in your written comment. If you don’t have internet access, you can call 636-651-3142 and use conference code 374288 to attend by phone.

Submit your public comment to EGLE by using this link and clicking on the Submit Comment button. The deadline for comments is July 20.

Thank you for your support!