The Kent County Department of Aeronautics will host a Public Open House / Public Hearing at the Prince Conference Center at Calvin College on Monday June 17. See this notice
The next regular meeting of the Cascade Township Board is on Wednesday June 26 at 7:00 in the Wisner Center in the Cascade Library. A statement from the Cascade Township board expressing disappointment in the MDEQ review process was read at the June 13 hearing. The Townsip also proposed that they coordinate baseline studies prior to the start of construction.
A Public Hearing on the Gerald R Ford International Airport deicing fluid dumping was held at the Wisner Center in the Cascade Library on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM. The MDEQ hosted this meeting it was a great chance to get our message to Lansing! There was extensive media coverage including: WZZM1
A Town Hall Meeting on the Gerald R Ford International Airport deicing fluid dumping was held at the Wisner Center in the Cascade Library on Thursday, June 6. at 6:30 PM. Hundreds of concerned citizens showed up to support the local river associations. WOOD TV covered the meeting and reported on also finding problems in Plaster Creek. If you missed the meeting or just want to review anything videos are available on YouTube
A Public Hearing on the Gerald R Ford International Airport deicing fluid dumping will be held at the Wisner Center in the Cascade Library on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM. The MDEQ will be hosting this meeting so this is a great chance to get our message to Lansing! Everyone wanting to protect the Thornapple River watershed should be there to make their voices heard!
The latest plan from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport for processing the water entering the Thornapple River is contained in this presentation. They are still expecting to discharge 60% of their glycol into the river. click here
A YouTube video is available to help explain the key issues concerning the impact of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport on the water entering the Thornapple River. click here
To see our full page devoted to Airport issues click here Be sure to read about the latest developments.
Mission. The purpose of this organization is to protect and perpetuate the natural resources in and around the Thornapple River, Kent County, Michigan from the Cascade Dam south to the Alaska Bridge (68th Street). This organization shall also inform and educate riverside residents of their obligations to protect the environmental integrity of the river and encourage safe and responsible operation of watercraft. This organization shall also provide a single entity for riverside residents to deal with commercial businesses and governmental agencies in order to accomplish the purposes of this organization. This organization shall also engage in other activities to improve property values and enhance the experience of riverside living.
Last updated 6/13/2013 All Images unless specified belong to the CTRA.