Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Crafting an Updated Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

“new invasive species have appeared in our lakes, new worrisome chemicals have emerged from our industrial processes, our knowledge of the ecology of the region and how to protect it has grown considerably. In its current form, the Great Lakes Agreement does not sufficiently address the needs of our shared ecosystem.” -Hillary Clinton

Take a look at this article to learn more about the updating of the Water Quality Agreement between the United States and Canada. It goes into the history of the agreement, as well as a more detailed explaination of the gaps in the current agreement.

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