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Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

Wisconsin’s Pleasant Prairie has been approved to use Lake Michigan water since the late 1980s following public health concerns. In 2010, Wisconsin’s state officials reported Pleasant Prairie’s diversion levels had increased from 3.2 to 10.69 million of gallons of water per day, making it the largest water diversion in all of Wisconsin, and its approval came with no public notification. Read and listen to the full story by Michigan Public Radio.