MEETING IN MONROE TWP. JANUARY 10
Nestle will be presenting its arguments for pumping spring water in Monroe Township at the Monroe Township Hall located at 4141 Fillmore on Wednesday, January 10 at 7:00 p.m. The township hall will hold about a hundred, but they only have about 25 chairs. The township clerk said Nestle will be the first order of business. The Monroe Township Hall is located on Old M-20 just past the town of Woodville. Old M-20 is Perry Street past Meijer's in Big Rapids.
MI SUPREME COURT HEARS ORAL ARGUMENTS JANUARY 11 IN LANSING
The oral argument on the citizen standing question for Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation vs. Nestle under the Michigan Environmental Protection Act (MEPA) to address harms to wetlands and Osprey Lake on the Sanctuary Site (Bollman's and Nestle property) will be heard January 11, 2007 at the Michigan Hall of Justice, 925 West Ottawa, Lansing. For driving directions please go to: http://www.courts.michigan.gov/supremecourt/DrivingDirections.htm#Directions
MCWC is third case to be heard in the morning. The court opens at 9:15 a.m. and court convenes at 9:30 a.m.
DEADLINE FOR COMMENT PERIOD TO DEQ IS JANUARY 15, 2007
Please get your letters in to Mr. Brant Fisher at the DEQ Water Bureau, Governor Jennifer Granholm, Mr. Steven Chester, Director of the DEQ, and your State Legislators voicing your opinion on Nestle's proposed withdrawal of 216,000 gallons of water per day in Osceola County (Evart, Michigan). Talking points can be found on Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation web site at www.savemiwater.org.