Coast Guard Feels the Heat

A Wisconsin member of Congress is warning the Coast Guard to pay more
attention to Great Lake’s needs. U-S Representative Dave Obey says he
is fed up with what he calls foot-dragging to replace the World War Two
vintage ice breaker, Mackinaw. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Mike
Simonson reports:

Water Diversion Battle Continues

After being denied once, a Canadian company hoping to divert water fromthe Great Lakes and sell it to Asia is again seeking the permission ofthe Canadian Government. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s MikeSimonson reports the U.S. Congress may intervene:

Treaty Needed for Water Diversion?

The announcement that Ontario is withdrawing its permit for a privateCanadian company to export Lake Superior water to Asia isn’t enough forone Wisconsin member of Congress. He’s calling for a treaty negotiationbetween Washington and Ontario. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s MikeSimonson reports: