The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing next month on plans to divert seven million gallons of water a day from the Great Lakes to a proposed Foxconn plant in southeastern Wisconsin.
The city of Racine has applied for the water supply from Lake Michigan. It would be the pass-through to Mount Pleasant, where the huge flat-screen manufacturing facility will be built.
The March 7th public hearing will be held in Sturtevant. The DNR is taking public comments about the proposal online through March 21st.