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Joe Sax, Legal Giant and Visionary, Leaves the Gift of the Public Trust Doctrine

For Professor Joseph Sax “Of all the concepts known to America law, only the public trust doctrine seems to have the breadth and substantive content which might make it useful as a tool of general application for citizens seeking to develop a comprehensive approach to resource management problems.” – Joe Sax, The Public Trust Doctrine, 66… Read more »

Public Trust Doctrine Policy Framework Encouraged in Final LEEP Report

Click here to view and download the full press release as a PDF February 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director liz@flowforwater.org or 231-944-1568 Public Trust Doctrine Policy Framework Encouraged in Final LEEP Report FLOW Commends International Joint Commission as “Forward-Thinking” TRAVERSE CITY, MI – FLOW lauds the International Joint Commission (IJC)… Read more »

Jim Olson Pens Seminal Article on Public Trust in the Great Lakes

Click here to view and download the full press release as a PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director liz@flowforwater.org or 231-944-1568 FLOW Founder Pens Seminal Article on Public Trust in the Great Lakes “All Aboard” in Vermont Journal of Environmental Law TRAVERSE CITY, MI – FLOW Founder and veteran water attorney… Read more »

Beans4Blue Coffee Now in Three Blends at Stores Statewide

Click here to view and download the full press release as a PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director, FLOW liz@flowforwater.org or 231-944-1568 or Jack Davis, Owner, Great Northern Roasting Company jack@greatnoroco.com or 231-943-3917 Beans4Blue Coffee Now in Three Blends at Stores Statewide 3% of Sales to Benefit the FLOW Great Lakes Policy… Read more »

FLOW Local Ordinance Program Addresses Fracking Impacts in Conway Township, MI

Click here to view and download the full press release as a PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director liz@flowforwater.org or 231-944-1568 FLOW Local Ordinance Program Addresses Fracking Impacts in Conway Township, MI Over 100 Citizens Attend FLOW Presentation FOWLERVILLE, MI – In February of 2014, Conway Township signed up as the third… Read more »

FLOW Selected as Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) Site of the Month

Click here to view the full press release as a PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Voglesong, Communication Designer allison@flowforwater.org or 213-944-1568 FLOW Selected as GLIN Site of the Month February 2014 to Feature FLOW TRAVERSE CITY- The Great Lakes Commission-based Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) has named FLOW their Site of the Month for… Read more »

FLOW Funder Park Foundation Among Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

The New York Times recently featured one of FLOW’s major funders, the Park Foundation, in an article about a group of philanthropic foundations that are collaborating to move their financial investments away from fossil fuels (divestment) in an effort to align their money with their missions to curb climate change. Among the groups involved in… Read more »

Pennsylvania Court Precedent on Fracking and How It Relates to Protecting Michigan’s Commons: PA State Supreme Court rules municipalities can limit what gas drillers can do

From the desk of FLOW founder Jim Olson: thoughts on the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling on how municipalities can limit gas drilling in their community (you can also read the full text of the TribLive.com article at the bottom of this post). In a show of judicial analysis and sympathy toward the importance of… Read more »

FLOW Staff to Issue Public Statement at Army Corps of Engineers Public Comment Forums on the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study

Click here to view and download the full press release PDF For immediate release Contact: Allison Voglesong, Communication Designer 231 944-1568 or allison@flowforwater.org FLOW Staff to Issue Public Statement at Army Corps of Engineers Public Comment Forums on the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study TRAVERSE CITY – The United States Army Corps of Engineers… Read more »

Wisconsin Pauses Great Lakes Tar Sands

Congratulations to Alliance for the Great Lakes, citizens and organizations in Wisconsin and Michigan, and Council of Canadians for leading the way to deny Elkhorn’s request to improve a barge dock in Superior, Wisconsin to transport dirty tar sands oil over the Great Lakes.  With citizen vigilance, persistence, and growing awareness that these Great Lakes… Read more »