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1206, 2018

North Shore of Saugatuck fills wetland

Posted: Jun 9, 2018 The Army Corps of Engineers reports that the North Shore of Saugatuck Development has filled-in an area 1000 square feet in one of the globally-imperiled interdunal wetlands. It is disappointing that the Bosgraaf [...]

606, 2018

Patty Birkholz is my inspiration

Posted: Jun 6, 2018 Patty Birkholz is my inspiration. In 1977, when the DNR announced a 1,500-car parking lot on the beach at what is now Saugatuck Dunes State Park, and a dune buggy scramble area in [...]

206, 2018

The DEQ and Army Corps Question the Proposed Marina

November 2017 - Important Updates Posted: Nov 16, 2017 We are still awaiting a letter from Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality detailing their decision on the proposed Padnos marina channel: a 1600’ long, 200’ wide, 14’ [...]

106, 2018

Update on stopping the proposed Padnos marina

Posted: Jun 1, 2018 Welcome back! For those community members just returning for the summer months there are seven key points to know about the proposed Padnos marina at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River. First, [...]

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We spoke with Mary Whiteford's office earlier today. Mary voted in favor of leaving the massive oil pipeline in place for another 99 years under the Straits of Mackinaw.
And Mary voted in favor of Michigan not establishing any regulations more restrictive than federal.
Both of these votes puts Michigan's fresh water at risk.

It seems that Mary Whiteford is more interested in siding with party politics, than being an independent voice for protecting our kids.

Let's hope she does the right thing in protecting our wetlands.

Time for us to call the Governor's office about the horrific bills Mary helped put on his desk...
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The House has started to pass a few of the most dangerous bills on to Governor Snyder. Once we hear back from Representative Whiteford's office we will let you know how she voted. ...

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