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Wisconsin Conservationists Fight Water Proposal for Foxconn Plant

Racine has applied for permission to draw 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan for the planned tech plant.

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Last week, the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters sent a petition to the state’s Department of Natural Resources opposing a plan to draw 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan for the planned Foxconn Technology Group plant in Mount Pleasant. The water proposal comes from Racine, and the petition argues it should go through Mount Pleasant, which has stricter environmental requirements. 

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