Despite ongoing changes to Foxconn’s plans for its Mount Pleasant operation that could substantially lower its water needs, construction of municipal infrastructure tapping Lake Michigan is continuing as scheduled.
A shifting sequence of media reports, official statements and even a presidential tweet have put a spotlight on Foxconn’s changing focus and what it means for Wisconsin’s historic public investment in the project. While uncertainty has grown over the type of facility the Taiwan-based electronics giant will build and the workforce it will hire, the company’s plans as of February 2019 call for a Gen 6 facility, which would fabricate LCD screens much smaller than those originally planned.
Meanwhile, one major aspect of Foxconn’s Wisconsin endeavor that is so far unchanged since summer 2018 is a municipal water and sewer infrastructure build-out for its Mount Pleasant campus…
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