29 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last revised: 26 Aug 2013
Date Written: July` 30, 2008
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.
Keywords: Great Lakes, Great Lakes Compact, Interstate Compact, transboundary water
JEL Classification: H77, K32
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Hall, Noah D., Interstate Water Management and the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact - Testimony Before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary (July` 30, 2008). Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 09-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1229243 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1229243