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Lake Michigan water diversion

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works.

Lake Michigan water diversion

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3210, S. 1772, and S. 2550, bills to authorize the state of Illinois and the sanitary district of Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the army, to test, on a 3-year basis, the effect of increasing the diversion of water from Lake Michigan into the Illinois waterway, and for other purposes. July 5 and 13, 1956

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Michigan, Lake,
  • Chicago Drainage Canal,
  • Illinois River (Ill.),
  • Illinois Waterway (Ill.)

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16099393M
    LC Control Number56062248

      Foxconn's new factory site in Wisconsin lies partially outside the Great Lakes Basin. But it is counting on a steady stream of Lake Michigan water, delivered courtesy of nearby Racine. A few diversions have been approved under the compact, including withdrawals from Lake Michigan by New Berlin and Waukesha in Wisconsin. The Waukesha diversion of million gallons (31 million liters) a day was especially controversial. While the city is outside the basin, it is located in a county that straddles the boundary.

    Additionally, the groups requested that the city of Racine hold off on beginning any construction work on new water infrastructure related to the proposed diversion of water from Lake Michigan.   Pleasant Prairie's allotment of water was boosted another million gallons a day — almost as much as the controversial Waukesha diversion approved in and .

      Book: Wisconsin Quietly Approved Lake Michigan Water Diversion Septem Local Stories From the Associated Press — A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to Pleasant Prairie is raising questions of transparency. Wisconsin approved massive water diversion for Pleasant Prairie without public notification 9/18/ | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Before Foxconn got access to millions of gallons of Lake Michigan water, Wisconsin quietly gave small village even more.


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Journalist Peter Annin highlights details of the decision in his updated book, "The Great Lakes Water Wars." The book will be re-released Oct.

3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the. Last year, its average daily diversion of Lake Michigan water was million gallons a day, according to DNR figures. But the village’s location at the edge of the Chicago metro area, and 20 minutes from Foxconn Technology Group’s industrial complex now under development in southeastern Wisconsin, gives Pleasant Prairie a strategic edge.

Book: Wisconsin quietly OK’d Lake Michigan water diversion A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to. The book will be re-released Oct. 3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Great Lakes Compact, which bars water diversions outside the basin in most cases.

Under the decision, the water will go to parts of the village outside the Lake Michigan basin. A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to Pleasant Prairie is raising questions of transparency.

The decision gave the. Lake Michigan water diversion book The water from Lake Michigan flows to Lake Huron through the Straits of Mackinac. These straits are deep and wide, resulting in Lakes Michigan and Huron standing at the same elevation. There are no artificial controls on the St.

Clair and Detroit Rivers that could change the flow from the Michigan-Huron Lakes system into Lake Erie. The Latest Attempt to Take Water The most recent test of the Compact is the controversial approval by Wisconsin of a large factory for Foxconn Technology Group, which produces components for smart phones and other technology, near Racine.

The city requested a diversion from Lake Michigan of 7 million gallons a day for the plant. The diversions into Lake Superior more than make up for the lost Great Lakes waters at Chicago.

According to the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan, the average amount of water from the Ogoki and Long Lac diversion from to was nearly double the outflow from the Lake Michigan-Huron diversion out of the : Michael Creger.

Before the dams, water from Long Lac and the Ogoki flowed north into Hudson Bay. But after the diversions were built the water flowed south into Lake Superior and down through the entire chain of Great Lakes.

In a report by the International Joint Commission those two diversions raised the average water level on Lake Michigan by over four inches. In a story Sept. 18 about the diversion of Lake Michigan water to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Peter Annin as.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about the diversion of Lake Michigan water to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Peter Annin as director of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition. Annin is a journalist and director of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College.

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session on H.R. 2 and S.bills to authorize the State of Illinois and the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army to test, on a 3-year basis, the effect of.

Wisconsin approved massive water diversion for Pleasant Prairie without public notification. The DNR quietly boosted water availability from Lake Michigan for. "The Great Lakes Water Wars provides essential context for the region's ongoing discussions about the sustainable use of Great Lakes water resources.

The book offers a thorough, informative, and insightful recounting of how the region's struggle to manage Great Lakes water resources has informed the way future uses will be reviewed and evaluated. Peter Anninn begins his book Great Lakes Water Wars by stating if the twentieth century was the century of oil, then the twenty-first century will be the century of water.

and although this is an appropriate beginning to the book considering the title, but more importantly, it reflects the growing importance of water resources and the laws that /5. The book will be re-released Oct.

3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Great Lakes Compact, which bars water diversions outside the basin in most cases. In a story Sept. 18 about the diversion of Lake Michigan water to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, The A.

The largest diversion in the Great Lakes’ history, which, since the early s, sends billion gallons of Lake Michigan water to the Mississippi River every day via the reversed flow of the Chicago River, lowered Lakes Michigan and Huron inches below their natural : Andrew Blok.

The book will be re-released Oct. 3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Great Lakes Compact, which bars water diversions outside the basin in most cases. Under the decision, the water will go to parts of the village outside the Lake Michigan basin.

Those places have struggled with radium and shrinking. That made it the largest water diversion in all of Wisconsin, and its approval came with no public notification. Inwhen the Wisconsin city of Waukesha wanted to draw increased amounts of water from Lake Michigan, it had to get the approval of the governors from all eight Great Lakes states.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about the diversion of Lake Michigan water to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Peter Annin as director of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition.

Annin is a journalist and director of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College.A terrific book on Great Lakes water conflicts gets a timely, thorough update the city’s authorized allotment of Lake Michigan water from the previous level of million gallons per day to.Lake Michigan water diversion: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, second session on H.R.an act to authorize the State of Illinois and the Sanitary District of Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army, to help control the lake level of Lake Michigan by diverting water from Lake Michigan into the.