Newsletters

Update, the Little Traverse Bay Environmental Project newsletter, is published by CMS Land Company and provides timely articles, graphics and illustrations about work at Resort Township's East Park and the Bay Harbor development.

Fall 2011 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)  
This issue announces the operation of the East Park water treatment system and shares the stories of local residents who support the Little Traverse Bay Restoration and Protection Fund.

Spring 2011 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue reports on the overall progress made after six years of study and work and includes updates regarding construction of the new water treatment facility near Bay Harbor and the status of the proposed local deep injection well.

Fall 2010 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue features key survey results about the best way to deal with the collected water, addresses the upcoming public hearings to comment on permits and profiles the development of the Little Traverse Bay Protection Fund with a $250,000 donation from CMS Land.

Summer 2010 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue highlights the few remaining "to do" items this summer, discusses our application to safely treat and release water and focuses on how community members care about the local environment.

Winter 2010 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue reviews five years of environmental work and progress, evaluates the various water disposal options and the impacts of continued trucking of collected water for disposal.

Summer 2009 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue recaps the successful reopening of Resort Township's East Park on June 20 and provides an update on the proposed Antrim County disposal well and other water disposal options.

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Spring 2009 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue describes the anticipated reopening of Resort Township's East Park on June 20 and provides an update on continuing work at the Bay Harbor development.

Winter 2008 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue includes a letter from CMS President David Mengebier discussing great strides made in protection of the bay. The newsletter also offers an update on progress at East Park and the goal to reopen the park in 2009. Other stories highlight environmental work at Bay Harbor, provide an injection well update and answer the question: "What happens to the collected water?"

Summer 2008 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue includes a letter from CMS Land President David Mengebier discussing the impressive progress and challenges that lie ahead. Other information includes plans to reopen East Park in 2009 and frequently asked questions on the project disposal well.

Spring 2008 LTB Update Newsletter (PDF)
This issue includes a letter from David Mengebier discussing how improving environmental quality is our top priority. Other stories explain how CMS Land is working hard to maintain the quality of Little Traverse Bay and provides an update on regulatory agencies approving permits for the project disposal well.