Group calls for protecting Great Lakes water
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 80, Issue 37, page 422, 14 September 1999
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1999), Group calls for protecting Great Lakes water, Eos Trans. AGU, 80(37), 422–422, doi:10.1029/99EO00311.(
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Neither Canadian nor United States governments should allow any surface or groundwater removals from the Great Lakes Basin that endanger the region and its ecosystem, an intergovernmental body recommended on August 18.
In addition, the governments should lower substantially the trigger point for proposed new or increased water use that require notice, consultation, and the seeking of consent and concurrence, said the International Joint Commission (IJC).