Preface from Jim Olson Water in Michigan is recognized as a public resource or the “waters of the state.” Landowners or those leasing from them have a right to use water, but not unreasonably and it generally not by removing it permanently from watersheds. FLOW board member Ted Curran rightly calls on the state to… Read more »
Click here to listen Jim Olson speaks with Peter Payette on on Interlochen Public Radio program Points North “Attorney Jim Olson says Michigan is playing a guessing game when it comes to water use and the development of deep shale gas. He says the safeguards in place are inadequate when it comes to protecting rivers… Read more »
Northern Michigan Environment: Jim Olson on FLOW for Water Nationally renowned environmental attorney Jim Olson gives a quick overview of his new Great Lakes water advocacy group FLOW, based in Traverse City. By Jeff Smith March 25, 2013 Click here to read the article on MyNorth.com TRAVERSE CITY – Northern Michigan Outdoors: We last… Read more »
by Elizabeth Kirkwood, FLOW Executive Director and Bob Otwell, FLOW Board of Directors Treasurer February 24, 2013 Traverse City Record-Eagle – The Forum Click here to view the Record Eagle article Click here to read the article as a PDF The exposed shoreline along Lake Michigan is creating a local buzz as residents watch… Read more »
By Elizabeth Kirkwood, FLOW Executive Director Volume 59 Number 3 Late October 2012 Click here to read the article PDF Click here to read the full North Woods Call
By The North Woods Call Volume 59 Number 3 Late October 2012 Click here to read the article PDF Click here to read the full North Woods Call
By James Olson Special to Circle of Blue Water Law: U.S. Supreme Court Navigates Waters of Ownership, Clarifies Possession of Missouri River Bottomland Link to Circle of Blue article not working? Click here to read the PDF.
Water Law: Public Trust May Be Fresh Approach to Protecting Great Lakes By Keith Schneider Circle of Blue Link to Circle of Blue article not working? Click here to read as a PDF
Traverse City Attorney is Defender of Global Water – www.myupnorth.com By Jeff Smith MyUpNorth.com Link to MyUpNorth.com article not working? Click here to read as a PDF.