Great Lakes meetings slated
From Staff Reports
Maniowoc Herald Times Reporter
Published September 18th, 2004
MANITOWOC ó The Wisconsin DNR will host public comment
sessions on Sept. 28 in Milwaukee and Sept. 30 in Ashwaubenon
on behalf of the Council of Great Lakes Governors.
The meetings are designed to gather input from people
for use in the development of a final draft agreement,
known as the Annex 2001, updating the protection and management
of the Great Lakes.
The meetings will have an open house from 4 to 6 p.m.,
and formal presentation and public comment period beginning
at 6 p.m.
Clean Wisconsin, a Wisconsin environmental organization,
has developed a few tips and provision highlights to inform
and inspire people to get involved and share their passion
for the Great Lakes.
Additional information, including Clean Wisconsinís Water
Policy Director Derek Scheerís testimony at the recent
Chicago regional Great Lakes hearing, can be found at
Great Lakes visuals, a customizable letter to the Council,
fact sheets on the threats to the region, and frequent
updates on the issues can also be found at the site.
In Ashwaubenon, the meeting is at the Village Hall, 2155
Holmgren Way. In Milwaukee, the meeting will be held at
the State Fair Park Youth Center on 84th Street.