MI: October completion eyed for new Petosega campsites

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ALANSON, Mich. — Officials say plans to relocate 16 campsites on the Camp Petosega campground are nearly ready to put into action, with hopes that the project will be finished by mid-October.

The plan has been in the works since last summer, when representatives from the energy company TransCanada told the county that the campsites — part of the county’s Camp Petosega park along Pickerel Lake — were too close in proximity to a pair of natural gas pipelines.

The sites on the south end of the campground fall within the “300 foot safety buffer” that is mandated between a pipeline and any permanent structure, per U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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