Property Owners Battle State Over Coastal Policy

A coastal policy bill restricting the state's control over lands below Lake Erie's "high water mark" sparks a clash between property owners and the state of Ohio.
October 7, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Some groups, including the Ohio Environmental Council, oppose the measure as a land grab that will turn over control of public property - portions of the lake and shore - to private owners.But a group of property owners like Nancy and Raymond Ginter of Vermilion, Ohio, said the land management practices employed by the state are a form of blackmail to control the property for which they must pay taxes on."

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Published on Monday, October 6, 2003 in Toldeo Blade
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