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Waukesha Presses First Test of Great Lakes Water Compact

Click here to read the article on circleofblue.org By Kaye LaFond July 9, 2014 WAUKESHA, WI — There was a time in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when this southeast Wisconsin town was known throughout the Great Lakes Basin for its ample supplies of pure water. The aquifers underlying the forests and meadows… Read more »

UpNorthLive: Canadian power company proposes nuclear dump site near lake

Click here to read the article on upnorthlive.com By Meghan Morelli GRAND TRAVERSE CO. — Grand Traverse County commissioners are discussing a resolution that’s making its way around the state to stop a Canadian power company from potentially causing harm to the Great Lakes. The resolution started with commissioners in Alger, Munising in the Upper Peninsula. … Read more »

Local Government Regulation of Large-Scale Hydraulic Fracturing Activities and Uses

Ross Hammersely and Kate Redman, attorneys with the Traverse City law firm, Olson, Bzdok & Howard, have done a marvelous service for local government officials, planners, administrators, property owners, industry, and the public in publishing a cogent, objective article on the scope and nature of local government regulation, including zoning and police power ordinance tools,… Read more »

Crawford County Avalanche: Township will host meeting regarding hydraulic fracturing

Click here to read the article on Crawford County Avalanche By Dan Sanderson, Staff Writer – Crawford County Avalanche April 30, 2014 Grayling Charter Township is hosting an informational presentation regarding Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing, more commonly known as fracking for oil and gas, for area citizens. A organization called FLOW, For Love of Water, will… Read more »

Virtual Townhall Webinar: A New Vision and Framework to Address Nutrient Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie and Beyond

Click here to view and download the press release as a PDF April 24, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwoood, Executive Director 231 944 1568 or liz@flowforwater.org May 13 Virtual Townhall Webinar Convenes Top Experts on Nutrient Pollution Panelists Discuss Harmful Algal Blooms on Great Lakes TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Registration is limited for… Read more »

Public Trust Doctrine Policy Framework Encouraged in Final LEEP Report

Click here to view and download the full press release as a PDF February 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director liz@flowforwater.org or 231-944-1568 Public Trust Doctrine Policy Framework Encouraged in Final LEEP Report FLOW Commends International Joint Commission as “Forward-Thinking” TRAVERSE CITY, MI – FLOW lauds the International Joint Commission (IJC)… Read more »

Jim Olson Pens Seminal Article on Public Trust in the Great Lakes

Click here to view and download the full press release as a PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director liz@flowforwater.org or 231-944-1568 FLOW Founder Pens Seminal Article on Public Trust in the Great Lakes “All Aboard” in Vermont Journal of Environmental Law TRAVERSE CITY, MI – FLOW Founder and veteran water attorney… Read more »

A Heartfelt Thanks to Our Partners at FLOW

We have so many partnerships to be grateful for at FLOW, and in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re taking time to say thanks, and invite others to join us. Just this year, several organizations have reached out to us because of our mission to protect the Great Lakes as a commons and offered their support… Read more »

FLOW Selected as Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) Site of the Month

Click here to view the full press release as a PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Voglesong, Communication Designer allison@flowforwater.org or 213-944-1568 FLOW Selected as GLIN Site of the Month February 2014 to Feature FLOW TRAVERSE CITY- The Great Lakes Commission-based Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) has named FLOW their Site of the Month for… Read more »

FLOW Funder Park Foundation Among Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

The New York Times recently featured one of FLOW’s major funders, the Park Foundation, in an article about a group of philanthropic foundations that are collaborating to move their financial investments away from fossil fuels (divestment) in an effort to align their money with their missions to curb climate change. Among the groups involved in… Read more »