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Thirsty cities begin to eye water from the Great Lakes

 


Nearly a decade ago, eight governors shook hands on an extraordinary agreement to erect a legal wall around the largest source of fresh water on earth — the Great Lakes.

The unusual bipartisan compact, signed by the heads of the states that border the massive basin, aimed to keep the increasingly valuable water right where it is for the 40 million people who rely on it for their jobs, their homes and their vacations.

Now they face the first test.

http://www.startribune.com/thirsty-cities-begin-to-eye-water-from-the-great-lakes/375953661/

 

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