It’s not yet clear-sailing for Michigan Potash Company. They still require several more permits. We have no doubt that the DEQ will rubber-stamp these as well, but at each step of the way, the company is forced to reveal a little more of their plans. This happens in spite of the veil of secrecy they enjoy under Michigan’s Mineral Wells Act. And every disclosure makes this project appear even more absurd.You can read the rest of Ford's statement here.
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