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Great Lakes & Other Water Issues - Archived Articles
December 2007 - September 2007

December 2007

Rain Saves Atlanta from Drought Record
Associated Press – December 31, 2007

Wisconsin Lawmakers Look to OK Great Lakes Compact
Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – December 30, 2007

Reaction from Falling Lake Levels: "Astonishing"
Leelanau Enterprise (MI) – December 30, 2007

Wisconsin Prepares to Pass Law to Ban Taking Great Lakes Water
KUWS Radio (WI) – December 29, 2007

Great Lakes Water Worries
The Capital Times – December 28, 2007

Great Lakes in Better Shape than 15 Years Ago
The Capital Times – December 28, 2007

Low Lake Means 11 Cities in Texas to Get Less Water
Associated Press – December 27, 2007

Relentless North Carolina Drought Could be Devastating in '08
USA Today – December 27, 2007

Food and Beverage Retailer Alliance Plans to Sue Chicago over Bottled-Water Tax
Chicago Tribune – December 27, 2007

Some Are Turning Away from Throwaway Water Bottles
The Hudson Journal News (NY) – December 27, 2007

New Year Brings Bottled Water Tax
Chicago Tribune – December 24, 2007

City Sees Future in a Bottle
The Rutland Herald (VT) – December 24, 2007

National Treasure: A Feature on the Great Lakes Compact
Akron Beacon Journal – December 23, 2007

Protecting Great Lakes
Editorial, The Capital Times (WI) – December 22, 2007

Water Use Agreement Draws Widespread Support
Northwest Indiana Times – December 18, 2007

Low Water Levels Creating Waves
The Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin (Canada) – December 21, 2007

Protect the Lakes
Editorial, Sandusky Register (OH) – December 21, 2007

Great Lakes States Must Ensure Our Water Future
Editorial, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – December 21, 2007

Bye-Bye Bottled Water
U.S. News and World Report – December 20, 2007

Pennsylvania One Step Closer to Great Lakes Compact
WITF-FM (PA) – December 20, 2007

China Reels from Worst Drought in a Decade
Reuters – December 20, 2007

Democrats Co-Sponsor Great Lakes Bill
The Detroit News – December 20, 2007

Drought to Persist in Southeastern U.S.
Reuters – December 20, 2007

Indiana Senator Pushes for Great Lakes Deal
AP Article, The Houston Chronicle (TX) – December 19, 2007

Water Demands Sinking Socal Valley
Associated Press – December 19, 2007

Kansas Makes Water Demands on Nebraska
Associated Press – December 19, 2007

Pelath Bill Supports Compact
The News Dispatch (IN) – December 19, 2007

Great Lakes Compact Should Be Ratified
Editorial, The Small Business Times (WI) – December 19, 2007

Further Water Level Decline Predicted
The Leelanau Enterprise (MI) – December 19, 2007

Thirsting for Answers in Dry Georgia
USA Today – December 18, 2007

Canada's Annual Water Reports Five Years Overdue
The Canadian Press – December 18, 2007

Great Lakes Water Threats are Real
Editorial, The Daily Mining Gazette (MI) – December 18, 2007

Many Georgia Water Systems Meet Savings Goal
The Associated Press – December 18, 2007

Southern States to Speed Up Water Deal
Reuter – December 17, 2007

Climate Change and the U.S. Drinking Supply
Commentary, Wired.com – December 17, 2007

Tap Water Beats Bottled in Taste Test
London Telegraph (UK) – December 17, 2007

Our Guilty Gallons
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – December 16, 2007

Water Shortage Hits Nearly One Million People in China
USA Today – December 16, 2007

Georgia's Water Crisis: How Did We Get Here?
Atlanta Journal Constitution – December 16, 2007

Public Hearing on Indiana's Great Lakes Compact Legislation
News Release, Alliance for the Great Lakes – December 15, 2007

Mayors Tell Presidential Candidates to Make Great Lakes a Priority
The Canadian Press – December 15, 2007

Mayor's Seek National Discussion of Great Lakes
The Superior Daily Telegram (MN) – December 15, 2007

Seven States Sign Colorado River Water Pact
USA Today – December 14, 2007

Dems Criticize Water Plan from Business
Business Week – December 14, 2007

Pact Protects Arizona, Other Water Users of Colorado River
The Arizona Republic – December 13, 2007

Are the Gales of November Drying Up Our Lake?
SooToday.com (Sault Ste. Marie, MI) – December 13, 2007

Mayors Worried over Water Levels
Bayshore Broadcasting News (Canada) – December 13, 2007

Congress Quizzes Nestle about Michigan Water Bottling Operation
Detroit Free Press – December 12, 2007

Working Together to Protect Our Great Lakes
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 12, 2007

Parched City Eyes River for Reprieve
Baltimore Sun – December 12, 2007

California Water Supply Gets Less (and More) Secure
North Country Times (CA) – December 12, 2007

Judge Says Lakefront Rights Extend "To Water's Edge"
The Toledo Blade (OH) – December 12, 2007

Officials See Upcoming Challenges to Colorado River Compact
The Durango Herald (CO) – December 12, 2007

Milwaukee Council Approves Waters Talks with New Berlin
Small Business Times (WI) – December 11, 2007

Bill Ratifying Great Lakes Water Plan Expected Soon in Wisconsin
New Richmond News (WI) – December 11, 2007

Bottled Water Levy Back on Tap
The Globe and Mail (Canada) – December 11, 2007

Great Lakes Area Mayors to Visit Racine
The Journal Times (WI) – December 11, 2007

Western States Reach 'Monumental' Agreement on Colorado River Water
San Diego Union Tribune (CA) – December 11, 2007

States Slow to Act on Great Lakes Compact
Wisconsin State Journal – December 10, 2007

Water Sales Hit Historic Peak
North Country Times (CA) – December 10, 2007

States Agree on Plan to Make Water Last
The Arizona Republic – December 9, 2007

Approve Great Lakes Compact
Editorial, The Buffalo News (NY) – December 9, 2007

Lawmakers Must Protect Michigan Water
Editorial, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – December 9, 2007

Cold War Against Global Warming
Monroe News (MI) – December 8, 2007

Could Southern States Steal Our Water?
Editorial, The Niagara News (NY) – December 8, 2007

Great Lakes Protection Among State's Failures
Editorial, The Capital Times (WI) – December 7, 2007

Port of Oswego Needs Dredging
News 10 Now–TV (NY) – December 7, 2007

Experts Concerned About Low Lake Levels
WWAY-TV (NC) – December 7, 2007

Lake Michigan Water Levels Nearly Scrape Bottom
The Grand Rapids Press (MI) – December 6, 2007

Lansing Moves to Protect Lakes
The Detroit News – December 6, 2007

What the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Compact Does
Sidebar, Associated Press – December 6, 2007

State Should Treat All Uses of Water Equally
Letter to Editor, Detroit News – December 6, 2007

Legislature Starts Approving Great Lakes Compact, Disputes Remain
Associated Press – December 5, 2007

Snowfall to Help Lake Superior Levels
KUWS (WI) – December 5, 2007

Michigan Legislature Starts Process for Regional Great Lakes Compact
Canadian Press – December 5, 2007

Water Scarcity Frightens Nebraska Farmer
The Denver Post – December 5, 2007

Wising Up to States Water Woes
Editorial, Atlanta Journal Constitution – December 5, 2007

Bottled Water Cost Ridiculous
Press & Sun Bulletin (NY) – December 5, 2007

Lake Michigan, Huron Nearing Record Lows
Muskegon Chronicle – December 4, 2007

Water Works Coalition Forms to Protect Jobs and Resources
PR Newswire – December 4, 2007

Amid Drought South Faces a Water Crisis
Associated Press – December 4, 2007

Some Turning Away from Throwaway Water Bottles
Anderson Herald Bulletin (IN) – December 4, 2007

Ships Hauling Less as Water Levels Drop in Great Lakes
The Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – December 4, 2007

Water Shortages are Likely to be Trigger for Wars, Says U.N. Chief
Times Online (UK) – December 4, 2007

Sun Belt's Economic Edge Over Midwest Quickly Drying Up
Editorial, Appleton Post-Crescent (WI) – December 4, 2007

Great Lakes See a Future Beyond Industry
USA Today – December 3, 2007

Regional Water Pact Measure Resurfaces
The Toledo Blade (OH) – December 3, 2007

Inaction Not an Option
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 3, 2007

Court Rulings Leave Invaluable Waters Vulnerable
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – December 3, 2007

Great Lake States Mull Compact
Crain's Business Detroit (MI) – December 3, 2007

Georgia Ruling Could Shake Up Water Wars, Hurt Georgia's Standing
Associated Press – December 2, 2007

Protecting Great Lakes Water is a Clear Necessity
Editorial, The Cleveland Plain Dealer (OH) – December 2, 2007

November 2007

Without Compact, Lakes Will Be Vulnerable
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 29, 2007

Prevent Diversion of Our Water Supply
Editorial, Chicago Daily Herald – November 29, 2007

Projections Fall Short on Groundwater
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 29, 2007

Great Lakes Water Spills into Race for President
Editorial, Bay City Times (MI) – November 29, 2007

Bottled Water Companies Just Swimming in Profits
The Toronto Star – November 29, 2007

Lakes at Great Risk
Commentary, Detroit Free Press - November 29, 2007

Protecting a Vital Resource
Editorial, The Cincinnati Post (OH) – November 29, 2007

New Delta Water Diversion Debate Bubbles Up
San Francisco Chronicle – November 29, 2007

Blowing Dust, it Should be Snow
The Cincinnati Post – November 29, 2007

Great Lakes Roundtable Discussion
WNYM Radio (NY) – November 29, 2007

Study: Warming Could Drain Lakes More
Associated Press – November 28, 2007

Utilities to Collaborate to Address Impact of Declining Lake Levels
Press Release, ElectricNet.com – November 28, 2007

City Panel Considers Water, Rail Plans
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 28, 2007

Despite Past Successes, Legislators are Failing to See Threats to Rivers
Editorial, The Aurora Beacon (IL) – November 28, 2007

Scientists Urge States an Congress to Ratify Great Lakes Compact
KUWS Radio (WI) – November 28, 2007

Water Without Wars
Editorial, Sarasota Herald Tribune (FL) – November 28, 2007

Governor Riley Discusses Water Wars
WSFA News (AL) – November 28, 2007

Global Warming Predictions Rouse Great Lakes Lobbying
The Toledo Blade (OH) – November 28, 2007

Great Lakes Face Trouble on Two Fronts
The Buffalo News (NY) – November 28, 2007

The Danger of Water Wars
Commentary: New Statesman Magazine (UK) – November 28, 2007

Wildlife Federation Urges Approval of Great Lakes Deal
The Cleveland Plain-Dealer (OH) – November 28, 2007

Report: Lake Levels to Drop
Gary Post-Tribune (IN) – November 28, 2007

Protect Waters Before its Too Late, Backers Say
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 27, 2007

Water Allocation Drops 58%
East Bay Business Times (CA) – November 27, 2007

Local Wells Tapped Out, Rain Scarce
The Belleville Intelligencer (Ontario) – November 27, 2007

Winters Drying Out, Warming Up
Asheville Citizen-Times (NC) – November 27, 2007

Little Progress Made on Fixing Water Woes
San Diego Union Tribune – November 27, 2007

Proposed City Tax on Bottled Water Flushed Down the Drain
The Globe and Mail (Ontario) – November 27, 2007

Bottled Water Tax Deep-Sixed
The Toronto Sun – November 27, 2007

Low Water Levels not Unusual
CKNX Radio (Canada) – November 26, 2007

Bottled Water Backlash has Many Drinkers Tapped Out
Inside Bay Area.com (CA) – November 25, 2007

Blue, Blue Canada: Water Not as Abundant as You May Think
The Montreal Gazette – November 25, 2007

Our Mighty River is Mighty Fragile
The Montreal Gazette – November 24, 2007

Commuzi Not Satisfied with Lake Levels Study
Thunder Bay Source – November 23, 2007

It's Low, But On We Go
Erie Times0News (PA) – November 23, 2007

New Forum on Great Lakes Water Levels Announced
SooToday.com (Ontario) – November 21, 2007

Great Lakes Smart to Guard Water Resource
Editorial, Erie Times-News (PA) – November 21, 2007

Big Growth, Big Fight Over Water
Seattle Tines (WA) – November 21, 2007

Bottled Water Tax Idea Flows
The National Post (Canada) – November 21, 2007

Lake County Says 'No' to Water Bottlers
Orlando Sentinel (FL) – November 21, 2007

If You Don't Know, Our Water is Petering Out
Editorial, Summit Daily News (CO) – November 20, 2007

Lake Lanier at Record Low and Dropping
The Gainesville Times (GA) – November 20, 2007

Democrats Pushing Bills to Protect Michigan Water
Editorial, Lansing State Journal (MI) – November 20, 2007

Uncomplicate New Berlin Deal
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 20, 2007

Developers Plan Massive Water Park in Arizona Desert
Associated Press Article – November 19, 2007

Exploring the Environmental Costs of Bottled Water
CBS2-TV (Chicago) – November 19, 2007

Chicago Tax Causes Water War
The State Journal Register (IL) – November 19, 2007

Harding Shouldn't Give Advice on Water Compact
Editorial, Escanaba Daily Press (MI) – November 19, 2007

A National Water Commission?
Editorial, Grands Rapids Press (MI) – November 19, 2007

Great Lakes Water Backers, Foes Stand Ground on Water Diversion Limits
The Toldeo Blade (OH) – November 19, 2007

Long Term Water Resource Planning is Vital to our Future
Editorial, Port Huron Times Herald – November 19, 2007

Great Lakes Compact Sparks Water Row
The Daily Reporter (WI) – November 19, 2007

Milwaukee Reaching out with Water Sales
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 18, 2007

Great Lakes Loom as Issue in Race for White House
Editorial, The Toledo Blade (OH) – November 18, 2007

Great Lakes Water Should Stay Here
Editorial, Gaylord Herald Times (MI) – November 17, 2007

Chicago Water Tax may Go Down the Drain
Peoria Journal Star (IL) – November 17, 2007

Nestle Water in Vogue as Pop Revenue Fizzles
The Toronto Star – November 16, 2007

Feds OK Southern Drought Water Deal
CNN - November 16, 2007

Lake Level Push "Appalling"
London Free Press (Canada) – November 16, 2007

Eau Dear! – Bottled Water is a Rip-Off
Reuters UK (UK) – November 16, 2007

City to Pour on Pitch for Tap Water
Chicago Sun-Times – November 16, 2007

Ah, Vintage Lake Michigan: Chicago Sold in Reusable Water Bottles
Editorial, Chicago Sun-Times – November 16, 2007

Bottled Water Backlash Starting, Seen as Environmentally Unsound
University of Evansville Crescent (PA) – November 16, 2007

Lake Water Levels Down
WKBW-TV (NY) – November 15, 2007

Low Water Levels Leave Boats "Stuck in the Muck"
Port Clinton News Herald (OH) – November 15, 2007

Great Lakes Health a Campaign Issue
Editorial, Sheboygan Press (WI) – November 15, 2007

Low Water Snags Freighter in Channel
Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – November 14, 2007

Great Lakes Need Immediate Action from State and Feds
Editorial, The Michigan Daily – November 14, 2007

Richardson Gets Boiled on Water Issue
KOAT (NM) – November 13, 2007

Groups Fight Water Withdrawal Bill
Detroit Free Press – November 14, 2007

Low Water Casts Deep Trouble on Great Lakes
Gary Post-Tribune (IN) – November 14, 2007

McCain Fields Great Lakes Water Question During Chicago Speech
Chicago Sun Times – November 14, 2007

'Forgotten Coast:' A Drought, a Bay and a Way of Life Threatened
CNN – November 14, 2007

Report Cites More Water Conservation Needed
KLAS-TV (NV) – November 13, 2007

Senate Plan Would Hurt Michigan Rivers, Critics Say
Associated Press – November 13, 2007

Water Politics Loom Large for Candidates
WLNS –TV (MI) – November 12, 2007

Candidates Spare Few Words for Water
Associated Press – November 12, 2007

Candidates Must Commit to Resource
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 12, 2007

Drought in Southern U.S. Paints a Dry Future
The Telegraph (UK) – November 12, 2007

The Newest Public Enemy: Bottled Water
The Seattle Times – November 12, 2007

Plug Leak from Lakes: Bottled Water
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 12, 2007

Water Agreement a Bad Deal
Editorial, Escanaba Daily Press (MI) – November 12, 2007

The Big Thirst
Wall Street Journal – November 11, 2007

United, We Fight for Our Lakes
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 11, 2007

Two Growing Markets That Start at Your Tap
New York Times – November 10, 2007

The Coming Great Lakes Water War
Editorial, The Daily Journal (IL) – November 10, 2007

We Need to Protect Most Precious Resource
Editorial, The Alpena News (MI) – November 10, 2007

Tapped Out
On The Media-NPR – November 9, 2007

Is There Danger in Opening Great Lakes Due to Water Crisis?
WWMT (MI) – November 9, 2007

Legislators: Hands Off our Water
Detroit Free Press – November 9, 2007

Great Lakes Compact Must Pass in '08
Editorial, South Bend Tribune (IN) – November 9, 2007

Governor Urges Prioritization, Protection of Great Lakes
WISN (WI) – November 8, 2007

A Battle Over Michigan's Greatest Natural Resource
Editorial, Hometownlife.com (MI) - November 8, 2007

Great Lakes States Woo Presidential Candidates
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 8, 2007

Michigan Lawmakers Warn Panel to Leave Great Lakes Alone
The Detroit Free Press – November 8, 2007

Peak Water: Southwest Cities Go to Great Lengths to get Water
PBS Wired Science – November, 2007

Town Has Water Just Three Hours a Day
CNN.com – November 8, 2007

Region Against Water Pumping Request from Bottler
Waterloo Record (Canada) – November 8, 2007

Georgia Drought Hits DC
Atlanta Journal-Constitution – November 8, 2007

Southwest Florida Heading Toward Once a Week Watering – or Worse
MSNBC.com – November 8, 2007

Ban Water Diversions, Review Large Withdrawals
Editorial, The Detroit News – November 7, 2007

Who Will Step Up as State's Savior of Great Lakes?
Editorial, The Capital Times (WI) – November 7, 2007

Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water as Rising Seas Flood Aquifers
ScienceDaily.com – November 7, 2007

For Fiji Water, a Big List of Green Goals
New York Times – November 7, 2007

Wade in to Protect Great Lakes
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 7, 2007

Water Reuse: A Solution to Drought in Florida Wetlands
The Christian Science Monitor – November 7, 2007

Water Pact: Michigan Wrongly Encourages Thirsty with Compact Delay
Editorial, Lansing State Journal (MI) – November 7, 2007

Tax on Bottled H2O? It Won't Hold any Water
Editorial, Chicago Tribune – November 6, 2007

Battle Against Bottled Water Hits Street
Editorial, Baltimore Sun (MD) – November 6, 2007

As Lake Okeechobee's Level Falls, More Water Curbs Likely
Orlando Sun-Sentinel (FL) – November 6, 2007

Crowd Weighs in on Protecting Great Lakes Water
The Oakland Press (MI) – November 6, 2007

Veto of National Water Project Endangers Great Lakes
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 6, 2007

Miami-Dade Water Restrictions may Get Tighter Due to Drought
Local 10-TV (FL) – November 6, 2007

Lt. Governor Outlines Drought Relief Proposals
WALB-TV (GA) – November 6, 2007

Better to Address Lake Threats Now Than Respond to Catastrophe Later
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – November 6, 2007

The Perfect Drought: Water Shortages Demand Efficiency, New Thinking
Editorial, Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – November 5, 2007

Activists' Aim: Protect Great Lakes from Thirsty States
Detroit Free Press – November 5, 2007

As U.S. Water Worries Emerge, All Eyes Are on the Great Lakes
Minneapolis Star-Tribune – November 4, 2007

Atlanta Water Use Called Shortsighted
Los Angeles Times – November 4, 2007

Great Lakes, Great Stakes
Editorial, Oakland Press (MI) – November 4, 2007

Drought a Wake Up Call for South
Times Daily (Ala.) – November 4, 2007

Out West, Falling Lake Lowers All Boats
Mew York Times – November 4, 2007

Tapped In: Evart, Michigan Sits on Precious Commodity
Grand Rapids Press (MI) – November 4, 2007

Lake Huron Water Levels Spell Deep Trouble
The Toronto Star – November 3, 2007

Warmth, Wind Speeds Lower Lake Superior
Detroit Free Press – November 3, 2007

Not Enough to Go Around? Leaders Eye Drought, Think River Protection
Decatur Daily News (Ala.) – November 3, 2007

Report Looks at Where We Get Our Water and How We Use It
Editorial, Detroit News – November 3, 2007

Water Threats Inside
Editorial, Grand Rapids Press (MI) – November 3, 2007

Time to Plug the Drain?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 3, 2007

Spotlight on the Green Side of Bottled Water
New York Times – November 3, 2007

Video Hurts "Drain Hole" Theory
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 2, 2007

Investigating Great Lakes Water Levels
North Country Public Radio – November 2, 2007

Warmer Temperatures Will Lower Water Levels: Experts
CNews.com (Canada) – November 2, 200

International Upper Great Lakes Study Releases Progress Report
Dredging News Online – November 2, 2007

Water, Water (not) Everywhere
Ottawa Sun – November 2, 2007

Georgia Water Woes: Drought leads to Widespread Shortages
MuniNetGuide.com (IL) – November 2, 2007

Desalination Could Ease Water Scarcity, but has Costs
Hartford Courant (CT) – November 1, 2007

Hands Off Our Water
Editorial, Toledo Blade (OH) – November 1, 2007

Milwaukee Using Extortion to Pressure for Great Lakes Compact
Editorial, New Berlin Now, Online (WI) – November 1, 2007

Erosion Not Causing Great Lakes Water Level Drop
Associated Press Article on CTV (Canada) – November 1, 2007

Can Our Great Lakes Water be Stolen?
Editorial, Edwardsburg Argus (MI) – November 1, 200

Activists Push for Water Agreement
Detroit Free Press – November 1, 2007

Kendall Conference Emphasizes Water Conservation
The Beacon News (IL) – November 1, 2007

October 2007

Great Lakes Diversion Could Leave Wisconsin "High and Dry."
Public News Service Radio (WI) – October 31, 2007

States Must Act Now to Protect Great Lakes
Editorial, The Capital Times (WI) – October 31, 2007

Drought Summit to Open in DC
Atlanta Journal Constitution – October 31, 2007

Leaders Push for Stronger Great Lakes Legislation
The Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – October 31, 2007

Great Lakes Conference Aims to Protect Lakes
WJFW (WI) – October 31, 2007

Lake Superior Called "Early Victim" of Climate Change
Minneapolis Star Tribune – October 30, 2007

Great Lakes Seeing More Precipitation
Associated Content – October 30, 2007

Water Feud Catches Bush in a Bind
Associated Press – October 31, 2007

Push to Save Great Lakes Water Basin Intensifies
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter – October 31, 2007

League, Local Leaders Call for Action on Great Lakes Compact
Associated Press Article on WCCO News (WI) – October 30, 2007

Don't Even Think About Diverting Great Lakes Water
Radio Commentary, Brownfield Ag News – October 30, 2007

Great Lakes Water Wars
Grist Magazine – October 30, 2007

Milwaukee Mayor Urges Passage of Great Lakes Compact
Milwaukee Business Journal – October 30, 2007

Area Governments Urge Action on Great Lakes Water Withdrawals
The Journal Times (WI) – October 30, 2007

University of Toledo to Host Great Lakes Water Conference
Press Release, University of Toledo – October 30, 2007

America's Water Crisis Pushes Need to Conserve
Advance-Titan (UW-Oshkosh) – October 28, 2007

Georgia Water Plan Needs Depth
Editorial, Atlanta Journal Constitution – October 30, 2007

Lack of Georgia Drought Plan Riles Critics
Associated Press – October 29, 2007

Great Lakes Must Remain Just That: Great
Editorial, The Herald Argus (IN) – October 29, 2007

Wetter Climate, Earlier Snowmelt Runoff Noted in Great Lakes Basin Study
U.S. Geological Survey – October 29, 2007

Ga. Politicians Scramble to Write Their First Water Plan as Drought Worsens
Associated Press – October 29, 2007

U.S. Predicts at Least 36 States Will Faces Water Shortages within 5 Years Because of Drought
Associated Press – October 29, 2007

Great Lakes Key Front in Water Wars
Chicago Tribune – October 28, 2007

Don't Hang 'For Sale' Sign on Our Lakes
Editorial, Toledo Blade (OH) – October 28, 2007

St. Clair River Part of Wider Look at Lakes
Detroit Free Press – October 28, 2007

Control The Spigot While We Can
Editorial, Mlive.com (MI) – October 28, 2007

Wineke: Atlanta's Water Woes are Big Deal
Wisconsin State Journal – October 26, 2007

States Eye Lake Water Management
The Post-Tribune (IN) – October 26, 2007

Environmentalists Push Ban on Siphoning Away Great Lakes Water
Associated Press – October 26, 2007

Rain Provides Relief; Water Crisis Lingers
The News and Observer (NC) – October 26, 2007

Why Water is Becoming the New Oil
Financial Post (Canada) – October 25, 2007

A Crisis in the Other Coast: A Parched Southeast Pleads Case to President
U.S. News and World Report – October 25, 2007

Great Lakes Compact Renews Green Efforts in Michigan
MITechNews.com – October 25, 2007

Heavy Rain Hits Parts of NC, Not Enough to End Drought
Associated Press – October 24, 2007

Water Exports: The New Oil?
Editorial, The Financial Post (CA) – October 25, 2007

U.S. Groundwater Drying Up
Discovery News – October 25, 2007

Politics and the Great Lakes
Editorial, The Escanaba Daily Press (MI) – October 25, 2007

Promise to Speed up Lake Level Study
Soo Evening News (Sault Ste. Marie, CA) – October 25, 2007

Southwesterner Tells Us Why we Need Lakes Compact
Editorial, Bay City Times (MI) – October 24, 2007

Restoring Great Lakes a Wise Investment
Editorial, Sheboygan Press (WI) – October 24, 2007

Lake Levels Rising: Rains May Bring Water Level Relief
Soo Evening News (Sault Ste. Marie, Canada) – October 23, 2007

Great Lakes Pact Vital to Protecting our Resources
Editorial, The Capital Times (Wisconsin) – October 23, 2007

Great Lakes Water Levels Causing Problems for Shipping Companies
WWTI News (New York) – October 22, 2007

Great Lakes Water Levels Dropping
News 10 Now (New York) – October 22, 2007

New to Being Dry: South Struggles to Adapt
New York Times - October 22, 2007

The Future is Drying Up
New York Times Magazine - October 21, 2007

Georgia Seeks Water Disaster Declaration
USA Today – October 19, 2007

Ethanol's Water Shortage
Wall Street Journal – October 17, 2007

Drought in West and Southeast Spreads to Mid-Atlantic
CNN.com – October 17, 2007

Back Away from the Water
Editorial, Grand Rapids Press – October 17, 2007

Conservative Water Strategy Still Murky Following Speech Promise
570 News (Ontario) – October 17, 2007

Water as a Weapon
Editorial, New York Sun – October 17, 2007

What's in It for Waukesha County?
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 17, 2007

More Water Restrictions Likely in Alabama
USA Today – October 16, 2007

Lanier Lake Has Three Months of Storage Left
Atlanta Journal Constitution – October 11, 2007

Get Serious about the Great Lakes, OK Water Compact
Editorial, Sheboygan Press (WI) - October 16, 2007

Legislature Must Act to Prevent Raid on State's Water
Editorial, The Capital Times (WI) - October 16, 2007

Richardson's Idea for Water Diversion Must be Opposed
Editorial, Kalamazoo Gazette (MI) - October 15, 2007

Richardson Changes Tune on Tapping Great Lakes for Dry West
Detroit Free Press – October 15, 2007

Global Warming Airing Everywhere, Focus to Change to Water in Canada
Editorial, Chronicle Herald (Canada) – October 14, 2007

Richardson Says He Doesn't Want to Nab Great Lakes Water
The Detroit News – October 13, 2007

Want Our Water Out West? Let's Make a Trade
Editorial, The Detroit News – October 13, 2007

Governor Not Keen on Sharing Great Lakes
WGRZ (MI) – October 11, 2007

Why Here? Let Me Tell You Why
Editorial, Business Review (MI) – October 11, 2007

Mich. Should Share Water, N.M. Governor Says
Detroit Free Press – October 11, 2007

New Mexico Governor Under Fires Over Great Lakes Water
Detroit News – October 11, 2007

Northern States Should Share Water, Presidential Candidate Says
Associated Press – October 11, 2007

Hands Off Our H2O
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 11, 2007

Candidates Must Respect Resource
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 10, 2007

Policy Stalls Sewer Hookup
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 7, 2007

Changing Water Levels to be Examined
Leelanau Enterprise (MI) – October 7, 2007

Worrisome Tidings from Montreal's Shores
The Gazette (Montreal) – October 6, 2007

A Water Query from out West
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 5, 2007

Sharing Water is Key to Richardson's Plan
Las Vegas Sun – October 4, 2007

Your Tap, Your Toilet, and the Great Lakes: How to Save our Lifeblood
Editorial, The Globe and Mail (Toronto) –October 4, 2007

Some Think Nature's Not Solely to Blame for Falling Lake Levels
Detroit Free Press – October 4, 2007

Waterways on the Wane
London Free press – October 1, 2007

September 2007

Senator Provides Update on Road to Great Lakes Water
Waukesha Freeman (WI) – September 29, 2007

Lakes Pact Links Businesses/Environmentalists
Indianapolis Business Journal – September 28, 2007

The Great Lakes Disappearing Act
The Globe and Mail (Toronto) – September 24, 2007

Address Water Levels
Editorial – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 16, 2007

Strickland Fails to Score Points on Environment
Editorial – Toledo Balde (OH) – September 16, 2007

Lawmakers Plan to Protect Great Lakes
WNDU (South Bend, IN) – September 16, 2007

Agreement Addresses Lake Siphoning
Gary Post Tribune (IN) – September 15, 2007

Facing the Yuck Factor: How has the West Embraced Water Recycling?
High Country News – September 15, 2007

Indiana Stakeholders Campaign to Have Indiana Enact Accord
Associated Press – September 15, 2007

Let Pact Protect Great Lakes
Editorial- Wisconsin State Journal – September 14, 2007

Prudence and Patience Essential to great Lakes Debate
Editorial – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 14, 2007

Water Compact Group Tapped Out
Shepard Express (Milwaukee, WI) – September 14, 2007

It's Also About Jobs
Editorial – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 13, 2007

Lake Erie Battling over Water Diversions
WKSU (OH) – September 13, 2007

Region's Appeal Analyzed
Gary Post Tribune (IN) – September 13, 2007

Pennsylvania Working to Preserve Great Lakes Impact on Environment, Economy, and Recreation
Associated Press – September 11, 2007

Lawmaker Wants More Time on Great Lakes Compact
Wisconsin Radio Network – September 11, 2007

Panel's End a Good Step for Great Lakes, Cowles Says
Green Bay Press Gazette – September 11, 2007

Great Lakes Compact Hits Snag in State
Wisconsin State Journal – September 11, 2007

Wisconsin Only State Without Great Lakes Plan
The Badger Herald (UW-Madison) – September 11, 2007

Wisconsin Lags on Efforts to Clear Great Lakes Compact
Appleton Post-Crescent (WI) – September 10, 2007

Senators Seek Great Lakes Hearing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 9, 2007

Conservationist Pushes for Great Lakes Compact
Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – September 9, 2007

Declining Great Lakes Water Levels Stir Debate
Toledo Blade (OH) – September 9, 2007

Great Lakes Committee Makes Waves
Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – September 9, 2007

Annual Conference to Set Great Lakes Priorities for 2008
Press Release – Alliance for the Great Lakes – September 6, 2007

Feingold Pushes for Answers on Great Lakes Water Levels
Press Release – U.S Senator Russ Feingold – September 6, 2007

Earth Voyager Intended to Create Conversation about Resources
Editorial - Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – September 5, 2007

Water Rationing Could be on the Horizon
San Jose Mercury News (California) – September 5, 2007

The Future of the Great Lakes
Conscious Choice Magazine - September 2007

Low Water Creates Crisis
Port Huron Times Herald (MI) 0 September 3, 2007

Great Lakes Losing Billions of Gallons of Water
Dayton Daily News (OH) – September 2, 2007

 

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