Great Lakes water diversion

Great Lakes governors
7:16 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Great Lakes governors' summit: A sign of progress?

Asian Carp - file photo
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Interview with Gary Wilson

    

This past weekend a meeting of governors from Great Lakes states was held on Mackinac Island. Not all of the governors attended and there were no major policy initiatives. But independent journalist Gary Wilson says just meeting is important. 

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6:41 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Lower water levels prompts call for re-evaluation of Lake Michigan water diversion

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Rep. Candice Miller has asked Governor Snyder to reconsider agreement that diverts water from Lake Michigan to Mississippi River
Washington D.C. - Even flood-causing April rains in west Michigan and heavy snow in the Upper Peninsula won't be enough to overcome record-low water levels in lakes Michigan and Huron that have led to emergency dredging and plenty of worry.