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Ypsilanti Mayor Bashert Weighs In On Fate Of Peninsular Dam

May 6, 2019

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert
Credit Beth Bashert

Ypsilanti City Council this week is expected to decide the future of the Peninsular Park Dam.  Will it be removed from the Huron River?  Will it be preserved?  WEMU’s David Fair talks through the economic, environmental, and community character issues that have been at the center of the ongoing debate with Mayor Beth Bashert.


Resources:

Friends of Peninsular Park

Huron River Watershed Council

#OTGYpsi: Debating The Future Of The Peninsular Dam

Issues Of The Environment: Dam On Huron River In Ypsilanti May Be Removed

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— David Fair is the WEMU News Director and host of Morning Edition on WEMU.  You can contact David at 734.487.3363, on twitter @DavidFairWEMU, or email him at dfair@emich.edu