After three years, Blue Lake Township has finally acquired the property that the Browns Pond dam is located on. Now the Browns Pond Association can begin work on repairing the dam, so the Department of Environmental Quality does not tear it down.
After three years of trying to acquire a piece of property owned by a private person, Blue Lake Township has finally become the owner of that land and can begin the necessary repairs to the deteriorating Browns Pond dam.
The dam needs repairs or the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) said it would remove the the structure, which would make Browns Pond into a creek. The problem that the Browns Pond Association, as well as the Township, was facing was that the area that the dam was located on was owned by a private citizen, Buffy Whitney.
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