Friday, February 17, 2017

Opponents win hearing on Waukesha's Lake Michigan diversion

Some months ago I'd written that many cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and across the Great Lakes region in the US and Canada

would launch an appeal of Waukesha's diversion application approval:
Litigation could keep Waukesha diversion spigot shut
Word is out today that the appeal will get a hearing next month in Chicago, so stay tuned: 


Public Notice is hereby given on behalf of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council (“Compact Council”) under the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact (“Compact”) that it will be meeting to hear Oral Argument as part of the hearing process initiated in response to the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative's Request for Hearing regarding the Compact Council’s Final Decision in the matter of the Application by the City of Waukesha, Wisconsin for a Diversion of Great Lakes Water, No. 2016-1, on March 20, 2017 beginning no sooner than 1:00 p.m. CDT at:
University of Illinois-Chicago
Student Center East
750 S. Halsted – Illinois AB
Chicago, IL 60607

This Notice is given pursuant to provisions of certain governing documents, including, without limitation, Article 6 and Section 7.3 of the Compact.

Further information on the Request for Hearing, as well as contact information, can be found on the http://www.waukeshadiversion. org website. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The DNR made a very strong case that Waukesha must be Radium compliant by June 30, 2018 per a legal settlement with the Republican controlled DOJ. Regardless of the status of the Application, Waukesha can install Radium filtration on wells 5,6,7 and 9 with no excuses.