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.
Karegnondi tunnel to burrow under lake The Times Herald (3/4) Crews clear a newly formed tunnel leading west off a 50-foot shaft near Lake Huron in Worth Township. A tunneling machine will begin tunneling east into Lake Huron at the end of March to form an intake site for the Karegnondi water line.
COMMENTARY: Should Michigan turn its water into money? The Detroit News (2/27) States have been resolute about not allowing some industries to exploit the Great Lakes, but some experts argue that regional interests have displayed a disturbing complacence about developing the area’s obvious commercial potential in water-conservation technologies.