Category Archives: Sand Dune Mining

DEQ Hearing Saugatuck

On October 17, 2017, the DEQ Water Resources Division will hold a public hearing at the Saugatuck High School Auditorium at 6:30 pm with an informational Q & A session at 6:00 pm. The application and related documents can be … Continue reading

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Sand Dune Mining: Sargent Sand in Luddington

Sargent Sand has applied for a renewal of their sand dune mining permit in Ludington. It had been assumed that the mine would be closed and the site sold. The mine site has been the subject of negotiations for Michigan … Continue reading

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Michigan AG To Ask For Reconsideration

As reported in the prior post, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in the Anglers of the AuSable case that the legislature meant “any person” when it wrote in the Michigan Environmental Protection Act: “any person may maintain an action in … Continue reading

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Michigan Supreme Court rules in Anglers of the auSable

The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in the Anglers of the auSable v. MDEQ and in doing so, has overruled the PTD v. MDEQ and the Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation v. Nestlé Corp. The opinion can be read online … Continue reading

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Local Sand Dune Mining Permits

3 Up For Renewal Three sand dune mining permits in Berrien and Van Buren Counties are up for renewal on December 31, 2010. The sand dune mining act requires the permit to be renewed if “the sand dune mining activities … Continue reading

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TechniSand Gets Two More Years

In early July after a request from Technisand, the Hagar Township Board by a vote of 4 to 1 extended the mining permit for the Nadeau Site sand dune mine. Mining will continue for an additional 24 months until June … Continue reading

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