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Badger crossings canceled due to weather.

August 4, 2017

Badger crossings canceled due to weather. #MasonCountyNews LUDINGTON — The SS Badger has cancelled Friday night and early Saturday Lake Michigan crossings due to hazardous weather. “In the best interest of our passengers’ comfort, we have cancelled this evening’s 9 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. crossings,” states a press release from Terri Veen, director of marketing and media relations for the…

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Love Ludington weekend: world record attempt, Lakestride, pirates and a new museum.

June 9, 2017

Love Ludington weekend: world record attempt, Lakestride, pirates and a new museum.  #PureLudington #LoveLudington. LUDINGTON — There will be much to do this weekend as the area celebrates the Love Ludington Weekend. The first event of the weekend will be the Lakestride 1 mile fun run at 6 p.m. tonight, June 9. The free run begins at 6 p.m. at…

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Badger’s exemption permit expires today, company says it can still sail

December 19, 2012
Badger’s exemption permit expires today, company says it can still sail

Lake Michigan Carferry’s permit to discharge coal ash into Lake Michigan ends today. But, the company has stated that it plans to operate the 60-year-old SS Badger next year. In May LMC applied for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System individual permit. The permit was accepted by the Environmental Protection Agency in August. The permit would allow the Badger to…

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Bill fails to help Badger

December 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC — Language that would have allowed the SS Badger to continue to dump coal ash into Lake Michigan was removed from a House of Representatives Coast Guard reauthorization bill. The bill, which already passed the Senate, moves on to the president. Representative Bill Huizenga of Holland was one of the congressmen who added the language that would have…

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Last sailing?

November 2, 2012
Last sailing?

  LUDINGTON — The SS Badger returned home for the last time this year. The fate of the 59-year-old ship now rests in the hands of the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA will decide if it will extend the carferry’s exemption to dump coal ash into Lake Michigan. Photo by John Mickevich

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Betten Baker Ford

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