Sunday, August 5, 2007

Lake Superior's Problems Underscore Need For Great Lakes Stewardship

I used my slot on the Madison Capital Times op-ed pages to describe some of the problems facing Lake Superior.

My goal goes beyond helping to get the word out about Lake Superior's troubles.

I'm arguing that Lake Superior's historic decline should stop those (State Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin, the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce, the Metropolitan Builders Association, et al) who support eased Lake Michigan diversions before standards and proven conservation policies in the Great Lakes Compact are put in place by the Wisconsin legislature.

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