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Federal judge rejects proposed settlement for Saugatuck Dunes


A federal judge has thrown out a proposed legal settlement between Saugatuck Township and a private developer looking to build near Lake Michigan coastal dunes.

The agreement would have resolved a long-standing land-use case. Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon owns more than 300 acres in the township, including coastal dune land along Lake Michigan. He says Saugatuck Township officials unfairly singled out his company Singapore Dunes LLC when they changed zoning rules that prohibit development on 207 acres of his property without special permits. He sued the township in over the zoning in federal court.  more...

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