The Center for Water Policy has launched a national search for a Water PolicySpecialist. This position is designed to immerse emerging lawyers in the dynamic world of applied research for multidisciplinary water policy solutions. Established in 2011 through a $2.6… Read More
Center for Water Policy Director Melissa Scanlan will be speaking at the Seton Hall Law Review Symposium on Feb. 25, 2022. She will be part of a panel discussion on “Water Infrastructure and the Disproportionate Burden on Marginalized Communities” from… Read More
Melissa Scanlan, director of the Center for Water Policy, will be speaking on a virtual panel about the legacy of the Clean Water Act hosted by the University of Florida on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. The panel is free and… Read More
Milwaukee’s lakefront is unique, not only in its beauty, but because much of it is actually filled lakebed. WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence interviewed Melissa Scanlan, director of the Center for Water Policy, and Sarah Martinez, water quality specialist, about… Read More
In Milwaukee, the state legislature granted municipal governments the right to build new land along the coastline. These projects on lakebed fill must accommodate the public trust doctrine. Sarah Martinez, SeaGrant Water Science-Policy Fellow with the Center for Water Policy… Read More
Melissa Scanlan talked about ecology and co-ops on Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff, an @Democracy At Work production. On the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews Prof. Melissa Scanlan on her new book showing how coops are… Read More
Melissa Scanlan’s (director of the Center for Water Policy) book, “Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy: Cooperatives and the Design of Sustainable Businesses,” was included on a list of Ten Books for Every Transformational Change Bookshelf in Orion Magazine.
Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy: Cooperatives and the Design of Sustainable Businesses (Yale University Press), by Melissa K. Scanlan, director of the Center for Water Policy, was included on a list of Favorite Books of 2021 in The Progressive Magazine.
What do the past and future entail for the Great Lakes? Dan Egan, Brico Fund Journalist in Residence at the Center for Water Policy in UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, spoke with WUWM’s Environmental Reporter Susan Bence on Dec. 1,… Read More
The Nov. 25, 2021, episode of Curious Campus talks with Melissa Scanlan, director of the Center for Water Policy at UW-Milwaukee, about cooperatives and her new book, “Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy: Cooperatives and the Design of Sustainable Businesses.” Listen… Read More