Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact (multi-state)

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Place Illinois;Indiana;Minnesota;New York;Ohio;Ontario;Pennsylvania;Quebec;Wisconsin


   
Applies to States or Provinces Illinois;Indiana;Minnesota;New York;Ohio;Ontario;Ontario;Pennsylvania;Quebec;Quebec;Wisconsin
Name Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact (multi-state)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Energy Storage, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province








Start Date 2005


















Program Administrator Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council
Primary Website http://www.glslcompactcouncil.org
Applicable Jurisdiction Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin: http://www.glslcompactcouncil.org/Docs/Misc/GLBasinMap.pdf


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=103G.801

http://www.cglg.org/projects/water/Agreement-Compact.asp http://www.in.gov/dnr/water/5216.htm http://www.cglg.org/projects/water/docs/12-13-05/Great_Lakes-St_Lawrence_River_Basin_Water_Resources_Compact.pdf


Summary

This Act describes the management of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River basin, and regulates water withdrawals, diversions, and consumptive uses from the basin. The Act establishes a Council, which is responsible for water conservation and efficiency programs and reviewing proposed projects. Projects which may lead to new or increased water diversions are limited; exceptions are described in this statute. More information can be found on the website of the Council: http://www.glslcompactcouncil.org/



Policy Contact

Department Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council
Division Council of Great Lakes Governors
Address 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2700 Chicago, Illinois, 60606



Phone 312-407-0177

Fax 312-407-0038
Email cglg@cglg.org
Website http://www.glslcompactcouncil.org/index.aspx
     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103G.801

Date Enacted 2007


















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