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BlueTriton to refrain from increasing Ice Water pumping rate to 400 gallons per minute

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Posted at 4:40 PM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 16:40:35-04

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Mich. — BlueTriton Brands Inc., the group that owns Ice Mountain in Mecosta County, will not elevate its pumping rate to 400 gallons per minute.

In a letter to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, Natural Resource Manager Arlene Anderson-Vincent says the company will reduce its pumping rate to 288 gallons per minute.

Read the full letter here:

Permit 1701 Issued Under SDWA Section 17 - Sept 2021 738446 7 by WXMI on Scribd

In 2017, community members expressed concerns over the pending rate increase to 400 gallons per minute.

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