1st Friday Focus On The Environment: Threats To Michigan Waters And MDEQ Oversight
Some call it "Fox Guarding the Hen-House" legislation. Bills under consideration in Lansing would create an oversight panel for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. It would have the authority to grant and deny permits and overrule decisions made by the MDEQ. It would also be comprised of people who may represent businesses and industries that have a financial stake in the decisions being made.
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