With the news last week of the two final Great Lakes states passing the Compact (the governors of MI and PA are expected to sign it after lawmakers recently passed it in both states), it seems that the final showdown over the agreement has now moved to Congress.
But before we all turn our full attention to congressional ratification of the Great Lakes Compact, we should check in on the oil drilling debate.
“Come on, Erin – oil drilling? That fight is about offshore ocean drilling and ANWR, not our beloved Lake Superior,” you remind me.
Or is it? Check out Tom Elko’s interesting post to The Minnesota Independent on June 30 to read what some of our elected officials are saying about the idea.