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Great Lakes for Sale From Whitecaps to Bottlecaps

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ISBN-10: 0472033719

ISBN-13: 9780472033713

Edition: 2009

Authors: Dave Dempsey

List price: $16.95
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Great Lakes for Saleis a book for anyone interested in saving the Great Lakes, a huge fresh-water system that contains an estimated 6 quadrillion gallons of water and about twenty percent of the world's fresh surface water. The book poses---and answers---important questions about the export and diversion of Great Lakes water. Not only doesGreat Lakes for Saleexamine past and present water-diversion practices; it also shows readers what they can do to save this natural resource.It's difficult to understate the importance of the Great Lakes water system---economically, environmentally, or from a public-health perspective. The Great Lakes support year-round sport fishery, they provide a route…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 4/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Dave Dempsey is Policy Director of the Michigan Environmental Council, a statewide environmental coalition.

Prologue
Stumbling Toward a Charter
Public Trust, but Verify
Bottles Instead of Aqueducts
A Giant Loophole
How Far Can Commercialization Go?
When Conservation Is (Trade) Discrimination
A Compact Only a Lawyer Could Love
Grassroots Ground Zero: Horsehead Lake
Water for Life, Not Profit
Great Lakes Not for Sale
Afterword: So What's the Problem?
Notes
Index