Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Honigman, Miller, Schwartz & Cohn (by Jason L. Honigman and John Sklar; and Lynch, Gallagher & Lynch, of counsel) for plaintiff.
Frank J. Kelley, Attorney General, Robert A. Derengoski, Solicitor General, and Stewart H. Freeman and Thomas F. Schimpf, Assistants Attorney General, for defendants.
Berkey, Erickson, Rentrop & Martin (by Gary R. Rentrop and Samuel K. Hodgdon; and Philip Soper, of counsel) for intervening defendant Pigeon River Country Association.
Supreme Court of Michigan.
Decided March 1, 1979. Rehearing denied post, p 1121.
Certiorari denied by the Supreme Court of the United States December 3, 1979.
BLAIR MOODY, JR., J.
The issue before the Court is whether the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) properly denied Michigan Oil's permit application for oil and gas drilling on a 40-acre site of state-owned land known as Corwith 1-22 in July of 1972. Beyond this apparently simple question are broad policy considerations...
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