Tag Archives: Waukesha

Great Lakes Diversion Approved -Now We Bird Dog It

Yesterday in Chicago, the first Great Lakes diversion application under the Great Lakes Compact (Compact) was approved, with conditions.  This is a sound decision. Say what? Didn’t almost everyone oppose this? Including National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and virtually every environmental … Continue reading

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Keep Great Lakes Water in the Great Lakes

  The above video sends a message that you all should know about… Did you know that right now, the Great Lakes governors and Canadian premiers of Ontario and Quebec are reviewing the first Great Lakes diversion proposal under a … Continue reading

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First Request To Divert Great Lakes Water Heads to Great Lakes Governors and Premiers

  Alliance for the Great Lakes – National Wildlife Federation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2016 CONTACT: Marc Smith, National Wildlife Federation, 734-887-7116, msmith@nwf.org Molly Flanagan, Alliance for the Great Lakes, 312-445-974, mflanagan@greatlakes.org First Request to Divert Great Lakes Water … Continue reading

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Questions Still Remain over Proposed Great Lakes Diversion

Welcome to Waukesha, Wisconsin. Located just west of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan, Waukesha was once known for its extremely clean and good-tasting spring water and was even called a ‘spa town.’  This earned the city the nicknames, ‘Spring City,’ and … Continue reading

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A Smaller Straw for Waukesha

Death by a thousand straws. Remember?  That was the threat to our Great Lakes just a few years ago.  Images like this captured the threat perfectly… Luckily, we now have a Great Lakes Compact that protects our Great Lakes from … Continue reading

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