... wasn't aware of Nestle's new plans until being contacted by MLive. The Nestle proposal was published last month in the DEQ Environmental Calendar, a bi-weekly clearinghouse for permitting decisions, new administrative rules and other official notices that is not widely read by the general public.In other words, DEQ seems to have very, very quietly informed the public it had a right to comment on the matter. So quietly, in fact, that the a major environmental group engaged on the issue missed it entirely. In other words, when journalist Ellison contacted the group's vice president Jeff Ostahowski for comment, it was the first time Ostahowski had heard of it. Funny coincidence there, huh?
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