Saturday , 26 May 2018

May 2, 2018 E-News

Former factory employee has concerns about the water Foxconn will return to Lake Michigan:  A former employee of a manufacturing company that  used water from Lake Michigan says he’s concerned that the Wisconsin DNR regulations and testing on Foxconn won’t be strict enough.  http://www.wearegreenbay.com/news/local-news/former-factory-employee-has-concerns-about-the-water-foxconn-will-return-to-lake-michigan/1147848705

Air, Water Monitoring Continue After Superior Refinery Blasts:  Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the company continue to monitor air and water quality around the refinery.  https://www.wpr.org/air-water-monitoring-continue-after-superior-refinery-blasts

Survey: Californians support recycled water as a long-term solution for water security:  Although 2017 brought significant rainfall to a dry state, Californians remain very concerned about future droughts, and the vast majority support using advanced technologies to generate new water supplies when needed.  http://www.waterworld.com/articles/2018/04/survey-californians-support-recycled-water-as-a-long-term-solution-for-water-security.

Great Lakes mayors aim to ensure Foxconn sets a good precedent, follows Great Lakes Compact:  “While it appears all systems are go, there is one final question: Does the project comply with the Great Lakes Compact?”  http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/great-lakes-mayors-aim-to-ensure-foxconn-sets-a-good/article_c2dc2d0f-84ed-58ce-a30e-236bce8018ee.html

Madison Water Utility plans to build home to demonstrate water conservation technology:  In a unique information campaign, the Madison Water Utility has plans to build a residential house to demonstrate the possibilities of water conservation technology.  http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/madison-water-utility-plans-to-build-home-to-demonstrate-water/article_cd246074-bdee-5981-a096-782311a99cf0.html

Machines to Monitor Water Quality in Trout-Fishing River:  Six new machines will soon be installed to monitor water quality on three branches of a trout-fishing waterway in Minnesota.  https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/minnesota/articles/2018-04-29/machines-to-monitor-water-quality-in-trout-fishing-river

Quote:  “A ship in port is safe but that’s not what ships are built for.”-Grace Murray Hopper

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