Who Needs Wetlands? Not Dave Camp!!
Our local Congressman, Rubber Stamp Camp, can always be expected to vote for the rich and powerfull and against the rest of us, but he has always tried to keep all that from us. Whether it is his efforts to get Dow Chemical off the hook for polluting local rivers or making the world safe for polluters, Dave Canp has always been there, rubber stamping the Bush administration's attack on all the environemental laws and regulations passed in the last 30 years.
It is not surprising then that Dioxin Dave would also go to bat for a motel owner in Traverse City to gut wetland regulations designed to keep the Grand Traverse Bay from becoming another over developed area like Houghton Lake. Ignoring wetland regulations made Katrina worse then it needed to be, but Dave Camp and his friends in the Bush administration could care less, because the rich and powerful keep their campaign coffers fat.
The whole sordid story is in this weekend's Traverse City newspaper under this article entitled
Camp goes to bat for hotel owner on beach