Author Archives: Charles Davis

Hearing in Saugatuck

Recently the Saugatuck Township Planning Commission (PC) met to review two preliminary submittals from Cottage Home, LLC a real estate development company from Grand Rapids that purchased the McClendon land after his death. A schematic site plan for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) … Continue reading

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Vote on Tuesday to protect the environment!

In a recent editorial on MLive.com, Lisa Wozniak, president of Michigan League of Conservation Voters, urged Michiganders to go to the polls to support environmental protection. There are clear choices this year. Only with strong committed leadership will the beauty … Continue reading

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Access Great Lakes Daily News

We have added a link to GLIN (Great Lakes Information Network) on the website. Daily the GLIN lists just published news articles about the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region. Here is what it looks like. It is located in … Continue reading

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Unwanted Industrial Use In Muskegon

The former Sappi paper company property, shown in the upper center of the photo, is located on Muskegon Lake. Lake Michigan is shown in the lower right-hand corner. Save Our Shoreline organized a community meeting on the February 28 in … Continue reading

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Another Threat

Recently, Entergy has been cited for violations of a number of regulations and breaches of safety procedures at its Palisades Power Plant in Covert. The plant is over 40 years old. It was designed for a 40-year life span. The … Continue reading

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Update: Critical Dunes Residential Design Awards

We have been very pleased with the submissions, which have been received and distributed electronically to the scientific panel and to the design jury. All of the entries are creditable and worth of consideration. On January 24, they will be … Continue reading

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New Lakeside Ecosystem Described

For years most people, preferring the dunes, have dismissed the steep clay bluffs along Lake Michigan’s east shore. The area was dangerous to build on. The bluffs could collapse into the lake and the edge of the bluff would move … Continue reading

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Attorney General Files for Reconsideration of Anglers Case

As was reported on this site, Attorney General Schuette announced his intention to file for reconsideration of the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision in the Anglers of the Au Sable v. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. On January 19, he did … Continue reading

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