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Re: E-M:/ WI - DNR could OK water diversion

In a message dated 12/11/2006 1:07:08 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, HAMILTREEF@aol.com writes:
Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Compact. Those rules, which still must be adopted by the legislatures of all eight Great Lakes states and then ratified by Congress, include a provision that specifically allows "straddling" communities, such as New Berlin, to access Great Lakes water.
He fears the bill will convert land from private to public
Columbus - A Chester Township legislator has temporarily dammed up a bill that would prevent the siphoning of Great Lakes water.

The bill, opposed in a one-man campaign by State Sen. Tim Grendell, would make Ohio the first to approve a multistate pact to restrict the sale of water from Lake Erie and the four other Great Lakes.