Tuesday, January 30, 2018

"Foxconn wants 7 million gallons a day from Lake Michigan, DNR says"

From The Journal Times.com:

Foxconn wants to pump out an average of 7 million gallons of Lake Michigan water per day for its proposed LCD screen factory in Racine County, the state Department of Natural Resources said Monday.

The sprawling manufacturing facility would return most of the water to the lake, but 2.7 million gallons per day would be consumed -- either evaporated or incorporated into a product, the DNR said.

The Racine Water Utility withdrew 16.9 million gallons daily in 2016 and it already has capacity to handle the additional supply for Foxconn.

Read more:  http://journaltimes.com/foxconn-wants-million-gallons-a-day-from-lake-michigan-dnr/article_57500bc2-8c4f-548b-b3a4-51a80d1113cf.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-2

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