Great Lakes Water Withdrawal: Legal and Policy Issues

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Report discussing the legal and policy issues regarding the Great Lakes region of the United States. According to the Summary: "This report describes the characteristics of the Great Lakes, the interests they support, and possible threats to lake levels. It analyzes the current laws and policies that regulate the diversion, withdrawal, and consumptive use of water from the Great Lakes. Also included is a discussion of the draft Agreement and Compact and the various positions voiced by interest groups. This report concludes with a general discussion on the relationship between compacts, federal law, and the Congress."

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 20, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Viña, Stephen R.

Legislative Attorney; American Law Division

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Sheikh, Pervaze A.

Analyst in Environment and Natural Resources Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 20, 2005
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United States
Description:

Report discussing the legal and policy issues regarding the Great Lakes region of the United States. According to the Summary: "This report describes the characteristics of the Great Lakes, the interests they support, and possible threats to lake levels. It analyzes the current laws and policies that regulate the diversion, withdrawal, and consumptive use of water from the Great Lakes. Also included is a discussion of the draft Agreement and Compact and the various positions voiced by interest groups. This report concludes with a general discussion on the relationship between compacts, federal law, and the Congress."

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20 p.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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