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Interstate Water Management and the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact - Testimony Before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary

29 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last revised: 26 Aug 2013

Noah D. Hall

Wayne State University Law School

Date Written: July` 30, 2008

Abstract

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

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

Noah D. Hall (Contact Author)

Wayne State University Law School ( email )

471 Palmer
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

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