Burke Center in the News

Stockton Island

Will Waukesha Get a Rewrite?

PETER ANNIN, Journal Sentinel In 1998, an Ontario consulting firm known as the Nova Group announced a controversial plan to ship 158 million gallons of azure Lake Superior water to…  Read More

Marc Smith Testifying at hearing in Duluth

WPR: Waukesha Hearing in Duluth

By Danielle Kaeding, WPR Not a single person spoke in favor of Waukesha’s plan to get drinking water from Lake Michigan at a public hearing Thursday evening in Duluth, Minnesota.…  Read More

Northland College student Kim Oldenborg measures water on a stream.

Oldenborg headed for future in water

For senior Kim Oldenborg, water is more than a life-sustaining resource. Water is her inspiration—academically, personally, and professionally. Initially attracted to Northland College for its proximity to Lake Superior, Oldenborg was excited…  Read More

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Annin on Waukesha

Michigan Radio

Waukesha, Wisconsin has a contaminated groundwater supply and wants to take water from Lake Michigan, but it’s not that easy. Peter Annin, author of The Great Lakes Water Wars, and…  Read More

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$3.9M Awarded to Fund Great Lakes Research

By Raeanna Marnati, Fox 21 News The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute announced a $3.9 million grant that will fund 19 Great Lakes research, education and outreach projects, including two…  Read More