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Asbestos in the Great Lakes Basin

Great Lakes Research Advisory Board.

Asbestos in the Great Lakes Basin

with emphasis on Lake Superior : a report to the International Joint Commission

by Great Lakes Research Advisory Board.

  • 284 Want to read
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Published by Great Lakes Research Advisory Board in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asbestos,
  • Water -- Pollution,
  • Pollution -- Great Lakes Region,
  • Pollution -- Superior, Lake

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD427A8 G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 51, A1-49 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18207681M

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    The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact is a historic agreement among the eight Great Lakes states to protect Great Lakes water. The Compact, which came into force on December 8, , protects wildlife and habitat from water diversions from the Great Lakes basin and promotes sound water management within the basin.   The Great Lakes Basin inclu miles of shoreline along eight states and two Canadian provinces, with , square miles of land square miles of water.

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The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian : Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil.

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commercial fishing has been curtailed in the Great Lakes. Advisories and occasional health warnings restricting human consumption of certain species of Great Lakes sport fish have been announced by most of the eight States that border the lakes and spend money to stock those fish Drinking-water supplies in parts of the drainage basin have become contaminated by toxic.

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