The “KK,” as the locals call it, flows through Milwaukee’s densely populated and urbanized watershed where it impacts a diverse and heavily Hispanic population.
“It is really important for us to communicate what the project is, what the goals are and how residents can be involved in decision making in both the short and the long term” Bogue says. It’s a point that needs to be made in Spanish and English.
"A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin Supreme Court in its 1960 opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC and buttressing The Public Trust Doctrine, Article IX of the Wisconsin State Constitution.