Tapping into Great Lakes may start 'water wars'CBC News (7/11) Thunder Bay, Ontario's mayor says he'll fight to prevent Waukesha, Wis., from using Great Lakes water. Waukesha's municipal boundaries fall outside the Great Lakes watershed.COMMENTARY: Four conditions for the Waukesha water bailoutThe Journal Times (12/9) Conservation, cutoff accountability and funded restoration formulas are reasonable minimum conditions for any great lakes water application.Antioch again considers Lake Michigan water optionsDaily Herald (12/4) Antioch's (Illinois) Administrator will seek requests for qualifications from consultants to determine the potential source and cost of bringing Lake Michigan water to village taps.Clean Wisconsin asks DNR to reject Waukesha bid for Great Lakes waterJournal Sentinel (12/3) Clean Wisconsin, the state's largest and oldest environmental advocacy group, asked state environmental regulators to deny the City of Waukesha's request to switch to a Lake Michigan water supply.Genesee County could OK $80 million in new borrowing for water treatment plantMLive (12/1) Genesee County, Michigan plans to borrow $80 million to build a treatment plant for making Lake Huron water drinkable. The proposal will be decided upon on this Wednesday, December 4.
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