Interstate Water Management and the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact - Testimony Before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Noah D. Hall
Wayne State University Law School
July` 30, 2008
Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 09-05
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Keywords: Great Lakes, Great Lakes Compact, Interstate Compact, transboundary water
JEL Classification: H77, K32working papers series
Date posted: August 18, 2008 ; Last revised: May 20, 2009
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