MILWAUKEE (June 9, 2009) – Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) received recognition as a member of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s annual Significant Industrial User Honor Roll for 2008. This recognition is for major discharge into the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District system and is awarded to firms that are known to be in compliance with all the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulations. GMIA was praised for its diligence in ensuring that all airport operations comply with environmental standards that help to preserve Lake Michigan and its tributaries for future generations to enjoy.
General Mitchell International Airport is owned by Milwaukee County and operated by the Department of Transportation & Public Works, Airport Division, under the policy direction of the Milwaukee County Executive and the County Board of Supervisors. The airport is entirely funded by user fees; no property tax dollars are used for the Airport’s capital improvements or for its day-to-day operation. For more information on GMIA, visitwww.mitchellairport.com.