EDITORIAL: Clean water: Chicago takes a leap Chicago Tribune (5/24) If the new Stickney Water Reclamation Plant near Chicago, Ill., performs as expected, the Chicago water district could build other plants to spread the cleaning and recycling across the region.
COMMENTARY: Great Lakes compact works even if Waukesha gets water Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/21) Even if the Waukesha, Wis., diversion is approved, we should regard it as a demonstration that the Great Lakes compact works. Its function is not to ban diversions but to build a robust institution of transboundary governance protecting a common resource.
EDITORIAL: Does Waukesha have a choice? Duluth News Tribune (5/16) The editorial board argues that a reduction in the amount of water Waukesha, Wisc., could divert from Lake Michigan may prove to be a good compromise on the issue.