***Media Advisory*** Casperson invites U.P. residents to participate in Natural Resources Committee hearing via videoconference

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Sen. Tom Casperson

Sen. Tom Casperson

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Tom Casperson announced Monday that the Senate Natural Resources Committee hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 7 will include testimony from U.P. residents via remote videoconference.

Members of the committee will hear testimony on Senate Bill 104, which would aim to help address the problem of aquatic invasive species (AIS) such as Eurasian watermilfoil impacting inland lakes. The bill would allow local governments to pass ordinances with the option of raising local resources to help prevent and control the spread of AIS in inland waters.

Who:
State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba; members of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, and members of the public.

What:
A hearing of the Senate Natural Resources Committee on Senate Bill 104.

When:
Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 12:30 p.m. EST and 11:30 a.m. CST.

Hearing Location:
Farnum Building
Room 210
125 W. Allegan St.
Lansing, MI

U.P. Videoconference Location:
West Iron District Library
116 W. Genesee St.
Iron River, MI

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