Latest The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact Stories

2008-07-31 18:00:29

By Daniel C. Vock, Stateline.org Jul. 30--Dropping water levels in the Great Lakes are forcing heavy-laden ships to turn around or lighten their loads. Booming Midwest suburbs want to tap Great Lakes water to fuel their growth.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Phillip Lucas, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 31--WASHINGTON -- Ratification of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact gained even more momentum Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously for the bill's passage.

2008-07-29 12:00:50

U.S. President George W. Bush congratulated the governors and legislatures of the eight Great Lakes states Tuesday for approving a conservation agreement.

2008-07-28 21:00:22

I congratulate the Governors and Legislatures of the eight States that border the Great Lakes on their conclusion of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

2008-07-10 03:00:15

The Council of Great Lakes Governors said a pact designed to protect the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin is headed to Congress. Michigan Gov.

2008-07-09 12:00:24

SAUGATUCK, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Great Lakes states took an historic step toward protecting the lakes from water diversions when Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm today signed the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

2008-07-08 18:00:17

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo, +1-717-783-1116, or Michael Smith (DEP), +1- 717-787-1323, both of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor HARRISBURG, Pa.,July 8/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2008-07-08 06:00:00

By Tom Troy, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 8--MARBLEHEAD, Ohio -- Ohio politicians celebrated the state's passage of an international water agreement to protect the Great Lakes watershed yesterday, and began turning to their next water fight -- in Congress. Gov.

2008-06-18 12:00:29

By JIM MORRIS OUT DOORS Ohio has finally made its contribution toward passing the Great Lakes Protection Agreement. Now it's up to Michigan and Pennsylvania to finish the job. On June 10, the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate passed the Great Lakes-St.

2007-12-23 06:00:00

Six quadrillion gallons of water. That's a 6 followed by 15 zeroes. And to a drought-stricken Southeast and perennially parched Southwest, it's very tempting.

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