Don’t Ignore the DEQ

Discussion in 'Sound Off (MichiganForums.com)' started by Luv2hunteup, May 15, 2018.

  1. Waif

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    Huh. So if the deq messes up ....canthey be sued for tens of thousands a day , plus repairations like they do/ in kind?
    Maybe they are suing him to offset the Flint Mi. fiasco........Sans dead trout penalties , so far of course.
     
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  2. petronius

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    Did I read that article right? In the last several years, the DEQ issued citations, then sat back and did nothing?
     
  3. Lund Explorer

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    I think that DEQ is limited to issuing citations and it is the Attorney Gen'l office that takes the matter to the next step, which is going to court.
     
  4. bucko12pt

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    But they can dump the contents of a dam on the Boardman river downstream flooding homes , dumping hundreds of thousands of tons of silt in the river and tell us with a straight face that it didn't do any damage.

    Do as I say, not as I do.
     
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  5. petronius

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    The Attorney General has assistant Attorney Generals placed in each department. It is the department's responsibility to work with this legal staff. The DEQ dropped the ball a long time ago.

    Compliance & Enforcement
    https://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3311_4231_36974---,00.html
     
  6. PerchPatrol

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    Not as much as the drain commissioner.
     
  7. Lightfoot

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    Eleven billion, might as well make it a trillion or three. :shaking head: