June 01, 2012

Michigan Loves Mining . . . Again

Barry Malone

In July 2011, the Michigan legislature invalidated a Michigan Supreme Court ruling that found gravel mining not to be a preferred land use. Just one year before, the Michigan Supreme Court issued its opinion in Kyser v. Kasson Township, 786 N.W.2d 543 (Mich. 2010). In Kyser, the court held that a judicially created law for gravel mining was invalid.

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