Water Wars in the News

Science Friday Book Club’s Winter Read Plunges Into The Great Lakes
1/10/2020 | Science Friday

Can drastic measures lower Lake Michigan water levels? Shoreline property owners think so
12/18/2019 | Interlochen Public Radio

Michigan Democrats take aim at Nestlé. Farmers urge caution.
12/17/2019 | Bridge Magazine

As surging Great Lakes threaten Michigan, homeowners beg Canada for help
12/17/2019 | Bridge Magazine

Deja Vu: Will threat of westward water trains prompt action by Great Lakes governors?
11/15/2019 | Great Lakes Now

The Great Lakes Water Wars
11/10/2019 | University of Denver Water Law Review

What the climate’s ‘new normal’ is doing to Lake Superior
11/1/2019 | MinnPost

Q&A: ‘Water Wars’ author advises strategy for ‘every last drop’ of Great Lakes
9/26/2019 | Crain’s Chicago Business

Why should Wisconsin drain Lake Michigan for Foxconn?
8/28/2019 | The Washington Post

Great Lakes Governors, Premiers Endorse Asian Carp Plan
7/11/2019 | Wisconsin Public Radio

A crack in the Great Lakes Compact? Approved water diversion prompts pushback
7/10/2019 | Environmental Health News

Tough Times Along the Colorado River
1/30/2019 | The New York Times

State Quietly Increased Pleasant Prairie Water Diversion Limits In 2010
9/18/2018 | Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin approved massive water diversion for Pleasant Prairie without public notification
9/18/2018 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Before Foxconn got access to millions of gallons of Lake Michigan water, Wisconsin quietly gave small village even more
9/18/208 | Chicago Tribune

Can the Great Lakes Continue to Fend Off an Increasingly Thirsty World?
8/16/2018 | ensia

As Trump Touts Foxconn Plant, Concerns About Water Use Linger
6/28/2018 | Great Lakes Today

Foxconn Wants to Divert 5.8 million gallons of Lake Michigan Water a Day. Is that Legal?
6/28/2018 | Michigan Public Radio’s Stateside Program

Opponents File Legal Challenge to Racine’s Bid to Use Water from Lake Michigan for Foxconn”
5/25/2018 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Battles that Shaped Great Lakes Water Politics
4/24/2018 | WisContext, Wisconsin Public Television

Does Foxconn’s Need for Lake Michigan Water Meet the Test of the Great Lakes Compact?
4/16/2018 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

DNR approves diverting Lake Michigan water for Foxconn’s Wisconsin plant
3/14/2018 | The John Williams Show WGN Radio

Foxconn finds way to stick 7 million-gallon straw into Lake Michigan
3/7/2018 | Chicago Tribune

What did we learn from 2017’s floods in Quebec and Ontario? Inside the politics of water
1/5/2018 | Toronto Globe & Mail

Pressure Mounts for Release of Federal Report after Discovery of Asian Carp
7/15/2017 | PBS NewsHour online

Asian Carp Discovered Close to Lake Michigan as Trump Pushes Budget Cuts
6/23/2017 | Chicago Tribune

Great Lakes Funding Under the Trump Budget
6/22/2017 | Wisconsin Public Radio “Central Time” program

Lake Superior Is Our Most Overlooked Playground
6/1/2017 | Outside Magazine

Great Lakes States Uphold Approval of Waukesha Water Diversion Plan
4/21/2017 | Wisconsin Public Radio “Central Time” program

Waukesha Water Diversion Plan Clears Major Hurdle
4/21/2017 | Michigan Radio

Great Lakes Mayors Ask for Reversal of Waukesha Water Diversion Proposal
3/22/2017 | Wisconsin Public Radio “Central Time” program

Trump’s proposed budget would gut Great Lakes cleanup, a ‘game-changer’ for the region
3/19/2017 | PBS NewsHour online

Wisconsin City at Forefront of ‘Water Wars’
1/16/2017 | The Toledo Blade

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Peter Annin
Director, Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation
Northland College CMB 1200
1411 Ellis Ave
Ashland, WI 54806