Great Lakes Water Compact Briefing
A special Blueprint Briefing, sponsored by WisPolitics.com explored "The Issues and Science behind the Pending Great Lakes Water Compact" on the morning of Wednesday, March 5 at Discovery World on Milwaukee’s lake front. Among the topics discussed were the pending Great Lakes Compact, how the compact would affect the region’s freshwater supply and its economy, and the economic opportunities presented by a healthy Great Lakes system. Speakers included: "Great Lakes Water Wars" author Peter Annin; Todd Ambs, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s water division chief and member of the board of the Great Lakes Commission; Matt Moroney, executive director of the Metropolitan Builders Association of Greater Milwaukee; Ann Beier of Office of Environmental Sustainability; and UW-Milwaukee science experts and UW-Milwaukee Vice Chancellor for Research and Econ. Development, Colin Scanes.