Media Advisory: Green and Pavlov to host Bay City town hall on protecting Lake Huron from nuclear waste

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LANSING—State Sens. Mike Green, R-Mayville, and Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township, are inviting Bay and Thumb area residents in the 31st and 25th Senate districts to a public town hall on Monday, Oct. 6 in Bay City to discuss legislative and other efforts to protect Lake Huron from a proposed Canadian nuclear waste dump.

Who:

Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville;

Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township; and

Anyone interested in the topic.

What:

A public town hall meeting to inform residents about a Canadian nuclear waste dump proposal and plans by Michigan lawmakers to stop it.

Canadian officials propose to bury 7 million cubic feet of radioactive waste less than a mile from the shore of Lake Huron, directly across the lake from residents of the Bay and Thumb regions.

Green and Pavlov are leading an effort in Lansing to halt construction of the dump. Their legislation has passed the Michigan Senate unanimously and awaits action in the House of Representatives. More than 70 communities throughout the region have recently passed resolutions in support of the measures.

When:

Monday, Oct. 6

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Where:

Pere Marquette Depot

1904 Room

1000 Adams St.

Bay City, MI 48708

 

For more information, contact Green’s office at 1-517-373-1777.

 

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