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OBH Client Metamora Land Preservation Alliance Instrumental in Defeating Gravel Power Grab

Among the flurry of recent lame-duck activity in the Michigan Legislature was SB 1210, a bill sponsored by Senator Tom Casperson (R – Escanaba), which was aimed squarely at the tiny, pastoral township of Metamora, located near the center of Michigan’s thumb. Under Metamora’s glacially-formed, gently rolling hills lies a significant deposit of gravel and other aggregates, coveted by mining companies for decades. Gravel mining has long been present in the township; four separate mines are currently operating. But in 2015, aggregates giant Levy Company sought township approval for a new mine more than 500 acres in size, the approval ...

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Tracy Jane (TJ) Andrews is part of Attorney General Elect Dana Nessel’s transition team.

We are excited to announce that Tracy Jane (TJ) Andrews has accepted a position on Michigan Attorney General Elect Dana Nessel’s transition team.  For more information, see the Press Release dated November 13, 2018.

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Newly Elected Council Member of the Environmental Law Section

Lydia Barbash-Riley was elected as a council member of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. She will assist the Council in general supervision and control of the affairs of this Section, such as with reviewing laws and regulations that deal with the conservation and development of the natural resources of this State and its environment. The Section also promotes the fair and just administration of those laws and regulations which implement the mandate of Article IV, Section 52, of the 1963 Constitution of Michigan. Click here for additional information on the State Bar’s website about the ...

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Olson, Bzdok & Howard, P.C. is Using 100% Renewable Energy

Olson, Bzdok & Howard staff members standing outside of their newly designated 100% renewable electricity building.

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How long can Lake Erie wait?

Jim Olson, founding partner of Olson, Bzdok & Howard recently wrote an op-ed article for Toledo's The Blade related to Lake Erie's algae issue which has been designated by Ohio EPA as "impaired" under the Clean Water Act (CWA).  For the full article please click here: The Blade (09-01-18)

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Traverse City, MI 49686

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