August 15, 2014

Rep. Brown Provides Testimony Against Nuclear Waste Site

Lawmaker speaks out against contamination of Lake Huron waters

PIGEON - The Canadian Deep Geologic Repository Joint Review Panel has accepted written testimony from state Representative Terry Brown (D-Pigeon) warning against a proposed nuclear waste repository in Ontario less than a mile from Lake Huron. In his testimony, Brown voiced concerns that radioactive material could leak from the site - as it did from a similar facility in New Mexico - and contaminate the lake.

“I am pleased that our regional perspective on this potentially dangerous nuclear waste site will be heard.” said Brown. “Michigan’s Great Lakes are key to our state’s identity, and they are one of our greatest treasures. We must keep them clean and beautiful. As a legislator, and voice for Thumb-area residents, I vow to fight hard to see that our lakes are protected.”

In the Legislature, Brown has co-sponsored a resolution urging Congress to oppose the construction of the waste site and asking Ontario Power Generation to find a new way to contain the waste. According to the Detroit Free Press, the Great Lakes are the source of drinking water for 24 million people in the U.S. and allow for Michigan’s $2 billion fishing economy, $4 billion boating economy and $18 billion tourism economy.


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August 7, 2014

Rep. Brown Announces “Meteors & S’mores” Event

Port Crescent State Park to host astronomical event

August 6, 2014

Rep. Brown Announces Free Employer Seminar

Saginaw/Bay City event acquaints employers with state's UIA system

June 18, 2014

Rep. Brown to Host Tour of MSU Extension Facility in Thumb

Event will include agriculture demonstrations, presentations

June 17, 2014

Dems' Legislation Would Increase Transparency, Equity in Schools

'SEE' legislation aims for level playing field in Michigan education

 

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