IRON RIVER—State Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba), a representative from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the general public will be holding at a town hall meeting
regarding aquatic nuisance plant species on Wednesday, July 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Iron River City Hall located at 106 West Genesee St. in Iron River.
He will discuss aquatic nuisance plant species such as non-native watermilfoil, allowing the general public to ask questions about issues including control measures. A representative from the Michigan DEQ will be speaking and available to answer questions.
Senator Casperson will also summarize Senate Bill 444, a bill he introduced to help streamline the DEQ permit process and provide more options for locals to control aquatic nuisance plant species.