It’s a split show for Friday host Esty Dinur. First: How’s our economic relationship with China? What does a trade war mean in practical terms? Our guest is David Kotz, Professor Emeritus of Economics at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Then: A new legal action was filed against Foxconn last week for its alleged violation of the […]
Kim Mahoney’s spent last year perfecting and building her home in Mount Pleasant, a village in rural Racine County. But now her house sits on what’s set to be the site of a new, 10 billion dollar LCD display factory. She’s one of the last holdouts in a village attempt to buy the private land […]
On April 25, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved the City of Racine’s request to withdraw 7.5 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan to serve the proposed Racine County Foxconn LCD plant, which sits just outside the Lake Michigan watershed. In theory, under the Great Lakes Compact, diverting water out of […]
The Department of Natural Resources has approved a permit for the city of Racine to divert water from Lake Michigan for Foxconn. The Taiwanese tech manufacturing giant plans to use 7 million gallons of water a day for their planned 10 billion dollar LCD display screen factory in rural Racine County. Racine says it will […]
Wisconsinites had their one chance to speak up publicly about a proposal to let Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn use 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan. The City of Racine is asking for an exception to the Great Lakes Water compact on its behalf — and it’s up to the Wisconsin DNR […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with current Representative and gubernatorial candidate Dana Wachs. In his interview, Wachs emphasized the importance of environmental issues to the state of Wisconsin, including hunting rights, CAFOs, water quality, high capacity wells and Foxconn. Other topics discussed include the consequences of Act 10 and educational policy.