|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 19 May 2008 15:33:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Michigan bond proposal|
DEQ drafts $1.3B cleanup plan: Bond would target contaminated sites, water By Amy Lane Crain's Detroit Business (MI) May 19, 2008LANSING - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is laying groundwork for a $1.3 billion environmental bond proposal that would include money to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites, protect and restore Great Lakes water quality and preserve land.
The DEQ hopes to place the proposal before voters in November and is making its case to interest groups throughout the state as it targets June legislative action.
"I'm meeting with virtually every stakeholder group that this proposal has any impact on, any significance to," said DEQ Director Steven Chester. "I am asking them for a sense of whether or not they think we're in the ballpark. I've not heard anybody say 'no.' And then, absolutely, I am looking for their support."
... For the entire article, see http://crainsdetroit.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080519/SUB/805190345/1069 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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