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Great Lakes Leaders Approve Waukesha Water Diversion

Jun 21, 2016

Wisconsin environmental groups' concerns remain and a modified diversion plan will require vigilance.

Waukesha’s water diversion plan and the Attorney General’s DNR opinion

Jun 09, 2016

If the city's request to divert Lake Michigan water is approved by Great Lakes Governors, could the Wisconsin AG's opinion keep the DNR from honoring and enforcing a  protective, amended plan?

Waukesha’s water grab should be rejected

Feb 17, 2016

The clock is ticking on the Great Lakes' Governors last chance to veto the City of Waukesha's controversial and costly proposal to divert water from Lake Michigan.

Habush Sinykin: Why the Great Lakes Compact is so important in the Waukesha water debate

Jul 14, 2015

While Waukesha's application to divert water from Lake Michigan has passed a round of DNR review, the true test will be whether all options have been seriously considered under the Great Lakes Compact.

Now is the time to speak up about diverting water from Lake Michigan!

Nov 07, 2013

Help protect Lake Michigan: Public meetings on the City of Waukesha’s plan to divert water from Lake Michigan need your input.

Why Waukesha’s water plan is a test for the Great Lakes Compact

Sep 19, 2013

Waukesha's plan to divert water is a test for the Great Lakes Compact. Will we honor our agreements and make the right decision?

Midwest Environmental Advocates founder appointed to lead Vermont Law’s Environmental Law Center

Mar 19, 2013

MEA board and staff congratulates the organization’s founder, Melissa Scanlan, for her appointment as Vermont Law School's Associate Dean and Environmental Law Center Director.