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Book Shelf: Great Lake Water Wars

 

 Great Lakes' fate hangs in the balance
THE GREAT LAKES WATER WARS 
By Peter Annin Island Press, $25.95 
Reviewed by TOM HENRY

To those of us who have ever stood along the Great Lakes shoreline and given much thought to the seemingly endless sight of fresh water in front of us, it seems incomprehensible that this part of the country could ever have trouble quenching its thirst

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