**MEDIA ADVISORY** Sen. Rick Jones, Great Lakes advocates to release information showing residents opposed to fish farming in public waters

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Sen. Rick Jones

Sen. Rick Jones

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Rick Jones will join conservation and environmental groups in the Capitol at noon on Tuesday to release results of a new poll showing that Michigan residents overwhelmingly oppose proposals to allow commercial fish farming in the Great Lakes.

Who:
Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge;
Rep. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo;
Michigan United Conservation Clubs;
Michigan Trout Unlimited; and
Michigan Environmental Council.

What:
Press conference on new EPIC-MRA poll results on Great Lakes aquaculture.

When:
Tuesday, Feb. 2 at noon.

Where:
Michigan Capitol
Room 402/403
Lansing, MI

Brief:
Jones has introduced Senate Bill 526, which would ban commercial fish farming in the Great Lakes or connecting waters of the lakes.

Polling results to be released Tuesday will show that Michigan residents overwhelmingly favor taking steps to keep commercial fish farming out of public waters.

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