Port Sheldon Township Court Case

Port Sheldon Township of Ottawa County has a case in the Michigan Supreme Court that has denied the second motion for reconsideration by the MDEQ.

Shoreline – Berrien County

The MDEQ has reevaluated property setbacks on over 800 individual properties with letters to each owner.

New Chairman - 2006

Greetings and best regards, folks. Let me introduce myself. I am Roger Smithe, the newly elected Chairman of the International Great Lakes Coalition (IGLC) for 2006.

Upper Lakes Plan of Study for the Review

Letter titled: Upper Lakes Plan of Study for the Review of the Regulation of Overflow from Lake Superior (October 2005) We wish to recommend several IGLC members for inclusion on the study committees, when they are organized...

Seminar - 2005

Mark your calendars for May 20, 2005 because you are invited to hear about the challenging issues we face living on Lake Michigan. With higher water - bluff and beach erosion may soon be a big problem. That is why the Great Lakes Coalition has prepared a timely educational meeting to help you get ready for the possibility of a changing future. The Seminar will be held at the Pigeon Lake Lodge at 7:30pm on May 20th. To get there from the North or the South, you take US 31 to Port Sheldon Street then turn west toward the Lake. Turn right on Butternut Drive and drive until you see the lodge on your left. The pigeon Lake Lodge is about halfway between Holland and Grand Haven.

Banks et al v United States lawsuit

You have an opportunity to further your shoreline interests by supporting an important legal effort to protect and defend our beaches. Can we count on your help? In the winter 2005 newsletter, the Great Lakes Coalition/Lake Michigan Chapter for Shoreline Preservation filled you in on the Banks et al v United States lawsuit. This case is gathering steam quickly. It is likely that official action will happen within the next few months.