The Great Lakes Water Wars / Edition 2

The Great Lakes Water Wars / Edition 2

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by Peter Annin
     
 

The Great Lakes are one of the world's largest reservoirs, and more than forty million Americans and Canadians live in their basin. How that water is used by, or diverted from, those people is the story of The Great Lakes Water Wars. Peter Annin writes an account of the people and stories behind these upcoming battles. Destined to be the definitive sourcebook for the… See more details below

Overview

The Great Lakes are one of the world's largest reservoirs, and more than forty million Americans and Canadians live in their basin. How that water is used by, or diverted from, those people is the story of The Great Lakes Water Wars. Peter Annin writes an account of the people and stories behind these upcoming battles. Destined to be the definitive sourcebook for the general public as well as policy makers, The Great Lakes Water Wars is a balanced, comprehensive look behind the scenes at the conflicts and compromises that are the past - and future - of this unique resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559630870
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
09/21/2006
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

A former correspondent with Newsweek magazine,Peter Annin is associate director of the Institutes forJournalism and Natural Resources.

Table of Contents

1To have and have not3
2The Aral experiment22
3Rising temperatures, falling water?40
4Aversion to diversion57
5Reversing a river85
6Long Lac and Ogoki110
7Pleasing pleasant prairie125
8Sacrificing Lowell139
9Tapping Mud Creek154
10Akron gets the nod172
11The Nova Group and Annex 2001193
12Marching toward a compact211
13Waukesha worries240
14Who will win the war?256

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