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Nobody said democracy would be easy. Just ask any of the thousands of people who have been making their opinions known on the matter of the Waukesha, Wisconsin’s application to divert roughly 10 million gallons/day of Lake Michigan water. The city has been working on this application for as long as I’ve been in Wisconsin (more than fifteen years), and the public hasn’t had much of a rest for that entire time…. Read More

I’ve been following Waukesha’s water woes for more than a decade, and in my former capacity as executive director of Milwaukee Riverkeeper I was on the front lines of the coalition that helped to pass a strong Great Lakes Compact. However, after leaving that role in late 2008 to refocus on national water matters, I’ve been on the sidelines,¬†observing the Waukesha water skirmishes from a distance. This week, with the deadline for… Read More