Bergman Applauds Governor, State on Tunnel Agreement
Washington - Today, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation in to law to create the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority (MSCA), which will oversee construction and operation of a tunnel in bedrock beneath the waters of the Straits of Mackinac.Congressman Jack Bergman released the following statement:
"I applaud Governor Snyder, along with State House and Senate leadership for their work to protect our the Great Lakes, while ensuring Michigan's energy infrastructure is brought into the 21st Century. This forward thinking approach will create jobs, protect our water, and secure a more thorough and comprehensive energy connection between the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan. The First District of Michigan is home to our nation's most beautiful natural resources, and our future relies on clean water. This is a monumental step towards keeping our most valuable resource preserved and protected for future generations."
Earlier today, Governor Snyder released a statement announcing legislation signed to create the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority, as well as three appointees to the commission. That release in its entirety can be found HERE.