lawrence river basin

Great Lakes Compact Clears Final Hurdle

Article: Great Lakes Compact Clears Final Hurdle

WASHINGTON, DC, September 23, 2008 (ENS) – Great Lakes governors and environmentalists today applauded as the House of Representatives voted 390 to 25 to approve a bill to ensure more sustainable use of the Great Lakes, which contain 90 percent of the fresh surface water in North America. The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water…

New York Joins Great Lakes Water Resources Compact

Article: New York Joins Great Lakes Water Resources Compact

ALBANY, New York, March 17, 2008 (ENS) – New York State will join seven other Great Lakes states and two Canadian provinces in a formal effort to protect and improve the water resources of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin. Legislation authorizing New York’s participation in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact…