Stop dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan
  • Petitioned S.S. Badger Ferry

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S.S. Badger Ferry

Stop dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan

    1. Richard Carnegie
    2. Petition by

      Richard Carnegie

      Grand Rapids, MI 49505, MI

The S.S. Badger is the ONLY coal-powered ferry in the USA. They are trying to get a 5-year extension to continue this polluting practice and they claim upgrading is not "cost-effective." Translation: They don't want to spend money to do what's right for the environment and the clarity and cleanliness of Lake Michigan.

What's worse, they claim that other companies are able to dump toxic chemicals 10x what they do into the lake. Does this make it OK? We should be petitioning for all of them to stop and we shouldn't use any products or services until these companies become environmentally responsible.

Until they stop, your alternative is the diesel-powered Lake Express from Milwaukee to Muskegon.

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    • Victoria Colewood LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 1 year ago

      This shudnot be happening in this day and age, waste,pollution and chemicals loaded into this beautiful district is criminal?

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    • REbecca Szymanski MILWAUKEE, WI
      • over 1 year ago

      I live right near the waters of Lake Michigan and they are polluted enough. We want to protect this great natural resource for ages to come!

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    • Tyson Lagoni ROLLING MEADOWS, IL
      • over 1 year ago

      It's the source of our drinking water, our recreation (swim in it!), and source of local seafood. Why is this even questionable???

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    • corey krueger NESHKORO, WI
      • almost 2 years ago

      I am sick of companies profiting by destroying natural resources

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    • Latisha Kantlehner TRAVERSE CITY, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      Do not pollute the worlds largest supply of fresh water. Clean water is more important than money.

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