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E-M:/ Border-State pact lays claim on Great Lakes



 
Fear that fast-growing, thirsty communities — as far off as China and as close as Wisconsin — could get their hands on Great Lakes water has driven border-state governors to band together to control the largest single source of fresh surface water on the planet.
 
The governors are scheduled to sign the Great Lakes Basin Water Resources Compact on Dec. 13 in Milwaukee.