This testimony is offered in strong support of Senate Joint Resolution 45, “Expressing the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact regarding water resources in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin.” In this testimony, I provide: (1) an overview of managing water resources with interstate compacts in the United States; (2) background on the existing policies and laws regarding interstate Great Lakes water management; and (3) a summary and analysis of the key provisions of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
- Great Lakes,
- Great Lakes Compact,
- Interstate Compact,
- water law
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