President Obama Signs Law to Protect Sleeping Bear Dunes

8:07 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

President Obama Signs Law to Protect Sleeping Bear Dunes

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32,500 acres of land and inland water will be treated as wilderness to ensure natural features are preseved
Washington President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday legislation aimed at preserving Michigans Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Today is a huge win for Sleeping Bear Dunes, our economy and for the citizens of Northern Michigan, said U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Cyrstal Falls, who led the bills passage in the U.S.