Michigan River Law Breathes Anew

Natural River proposal is first test of Granholm promise.

January 21, 2003, 12:00 PM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


After years of official indifference about a conservation law that has prevented some of the Midwest’s most beautiful rivers from being ruined by development, anglers and environmentalists are preparing to formally ask the state Natural Resources Commission, the citizen advisory panel overseeing the state Department of Natural Resources, to support designating Michigan's first new Natural Rivers in 15 years.

Thanks to Keith Schneider

Thursday, January 16, 2003 in Michigan Land Use Institute

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