MI can protect its lakes

The Michigan Court of Appeals says the state can have its own rules for large animal farms that might pollute lakes and streams, even if they go beyond what is required by the federal government. The decision upholds Michigan’s regulation of some hog, dairy and poultry operations with no history of polluting.  IPR broadcast

I read this wrong the first time. It’s not about allowing pollution. It’s about letting Michigan be stricter than similar federal environmental laws. Our lakes deserve special treatment.


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