News From Rep. Sabo

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

MUSKEGON– State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) will be hosting a Water Quality Town Hall Monday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Lake Michigan Center of the GVSU Annis Waters Resources Institute, 740 W. Shoreline Drive, Muskegon. Join Rep. Sabo for an educational evening related to three topics: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding/defunding, the Nestlé permit application to expand water withdrawal and Enbridge Line 5. 

WHO:        State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon)

WHERE:   Lake Michigan Center--GVSU...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) introduced a resolution earlier this year urging the governor and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to reject Nestlé Waters’ request to increase their pumping operation at its Evart location. Among the many points in the resolution, the representatives cited a lack of information on the potential impact of the permit as the key reason for rejection. Now, the MDEQ has...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

“I am very grateful to see the Osceola Township planning commission make the right call in deciding to block Nestlé’s plan to increase their pumping. As I have said before, at this point in time we do not have enough information about how a pumping increase could affect our local waterways, so it is important to move cautiously. Local and statewide residents have been protected for now, and we will remain vigilant going forward.”   ...

Friday, March 31, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) will be introducing resolutions urging the governor and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to reject Nestlé Waters’ request to increase their pumping operation at its Evart location.

“Nestlé does not provide sufficient information to evaluate the full impacts of the proposed withdrawal increase,” said Rep. Wittenberg. “If this is going to be done, it should be done responsibly. It is...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LANSING — Members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus will be holding a series of listening tour town halls throughout the state of Michigan in the coming weeks in order to hear state residents express their top concerns about our state. The “This is Your House” listening tour events kicked off with a town hall event hosted by state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) yesterday, and eight more events will take place through April 17....

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