First Aired August 5, 2023
UPDATE: After this story was published, efforts to move the next hearing to later August 2023 did not eventuate. A hearing was heard on August 9, 2023, as originally scheduled. A final written decision from the judge in the case is expected in late August 2023.
Opponents of the Ford BlueOval Battery Park Michigan planned for Marshall, Michigan are again facing a delay in the progress of their lawsuit.
Marshall attorney Richard Lindsey – one of the members of the Ford/MAEDA legal team – explains what caused the latest delay and when both sides will face a judge again.
Attorney Richard Lindsey’s website
BlueOval Battery Park Michigan website
Ford Careers website
Marshall, Michigan website
Marshall Township, Michigan website
Ford Motor Company press release about BlueOval Battery Park Michigan
Choose Marshall-MAEDA website
PA 425 Conditional Land Use Transfer Explained
Committee for Marshall – Not the Megasite website
Committee for Marshall – Not the Megasite Facebook page
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