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Bottled Water is Not an "Essential Public Service"

Michigan's Court of Appeals has ruled that Nestle's water-bottling operation is not an "essential public service" in a case regarding building a pumping station in the township of Osceola. This is a huge step forward as many other cities and organizations in the state hope to stop Nestle's operation in Michigan for good.

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DNR Killed Gray Wolves in the UP Using Exaggerated and Fabricated Stories As Proof

Gary Kramer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/AP Gray wolves have been on the endangered species list since 1978 and cannot be hunted or killed unless in defense of human life or if a wolf is posing a "demonstrable but non-immediate threat to human safety". In Michigan's Upper Peninsula, there were accounts of wolves attacking livestock near people, prowling around a daycare center, and standing fearlessly at someone's back door. These are uncharacteristic behaviors of the gray wolf, and all accounts were found to be false or exaggerated, but the accusations led to the DNR sanctioning the murder of the wolves in question.

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Nestle in Hot Water Across the Nation

The fight against Swiss water-bottling giant Nestle continues across the nation. Read more here.

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Michigan AG Weighs in on DTE's Nexus Cases

Michigan's Attorney General is weighing in on appeal cases dealing with DTE Electric Company's contracts with affiliate owned, Nexus Gas Pipeline, stating that it is a "reckless gamble with ratepayer money". Read more about the case against DTE Electric and the AG's involvement here.

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OBH works hard against DTE as they try to raise rates again

Olson, Bzdok & Howard represents environmental groups and residential customers in another rate case. For more information, you can read the full Detroit Free Press article here.

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