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Great Lakes for Sale: From Whitecaps to Bottlecaps

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Great Lakes for Sale is a book for anyone interested in saving the Great Lakes, a huge fresh-water system that contains an estimated 6 quadrillion gallons of water and about twenty percent of the world's fresh surface water. The book poses---and answers---important questions about the export and diversion of Great Lakes water. Not only does Great Lakes for Sale examine pas ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published May 19th 2008 by University of Michigan Press/Petoskey
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Decided to pick up another book about the Great Lakes Water Compact after reading the engrossing The Great Lakes Water Wars. This book is written by a former staff member for the Michigan governor who has also worked with conservation groups.

The tone at time verges on philippic, and he seems to focus more on the weaknesses of the compact than the previous book. One thing which Dave Dempsey does particularly well is his explanation of the changes in water use and the degradation of public trust
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