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    Help - They are cutting all our trees down!

    I live in Michigan and I was devistated last week when I came home. Our subdivision is off of a main street and every tree for a two mile stretch was cut down! These trees were a mix of Oak, Maple and Black Cherry that were approx 60 years old and at least 80' tall.

    Consumers Energy is expanding a gas line to service neighboring cities of of our city's gas main. They did not notify anyone in our subdivision that they were going to do this.

    I have contacted the Gas Company and my city officals to get written restoration plan but to no avail.

    Can anyone recommend any course of action I can take? Does anyone know any organizations that can help with legal actions?

    I would appreciate any advise.
    Jill

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    Super Moderator Oak Quirky Quercus's Avatar
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    RE: Help - They are cutting all our trees down!

    There is something you can do. Get everyone to stop using gas. Sadly, it is their land or the city's land but they are leasing it and they can do with it what they please. For all you know they could have widened the road in a month and done the same thing. Or built another subdivision. Or add power lines. It's tough to have that happen. Let the healing begin. Nothing they can do will bring the trees back now. In about 10 years time, there will be good sized young trees there provided they don't keep mowing it.

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