Traverse City Record-Eagle

Record-Eagle 150th Anniversary

October 5, 2009

Water Wars: Advocating for 'public trust'

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"The public knows about the public trust in their gut and their hearts, even if they don't have the words," he said. "It's one of the things the people understand even if the Department of Environmental Quality, the Legislature and governor don't. If the governments don't act, I think the citizens will. If the Legislature won't do it, I don't think the people will stand for them being our legislators. It's that serious."

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