Friday, August 17, 2018

What GL water preservation Compact?, as new Foxconn-based water deal to spur development

They might as well rename the Great Lakes Compact, a water conservation protocol written and approved with very restrictive diversion exceptions, the Foxconn/Great Lakes-Diversion-for-Development-Agreement, per this Journal Times report:
Economic development
$100 million Foxconn water deal proposed; goes next to city
Full Foxconn archive here, including news of expanding objections over the diversion's undermining of the Compact's preservationist, public-health-and-safety origins.
From the shoreline, looking east across Lake Michigan 
The new deal highlights the diversion's sprawl-and-developer-friendly intentions and underscore the opponents' case.

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