Subseries 2001.8.1.04 - Water Politics and Environmental Issues in the Great Lakes Region

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Water Politics and Environmental Issues in the Great Lakes Region

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2001.8.1.04

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  • 1960, 1973-1999 (Creation)

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0.5 m of textual records

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(1942-2000)

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Subseries consists of material related to a project titled “Water Politics and Policy in the Lake Superior Basin” and to an unpublished paper titled "The Politics of Environmental Pollution: The Case of Northwestern Ontario.” The research for that latter project was incorporated into other projects at the time such as Weller’s collaborative project with Douglas Nord "Environmental Policy and Political Support in Canada and the United States: A Comparative Analysis.” During this time Weller and Nord also completed two research reports funded by the state of Minnesota and the Canadian Consulate-General in Minneapolis titled “Transborder Politics and Paradiplomacy: The Ontario- Minnesota Fishing Dispute” and “Canada and the United States: An Introduction to a Complex Relationship.” The material includes Weller’s contract with the state of Minnesota along with the text of legislation pertaining to water quality on the Great Lakes and material created by other authors, government bodies in Canada and the United States, and organizations concerned with the state of the great lakes. The research projects identified in the records range the dates 1982-1988. However, some of the items have later dates, suggesting some of the files were used again for research in the 1990s.Some of the later material also pertains to environmental issues in British Columbia instead of the Great Lakes.

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  • English

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Part of the Geoffrey R. Weller fonds

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Many items are cited in the articles and papers: "Algoma and Superior: Prospects for Political Separation in Northern Ontario and Northern Michigan” (1982), and "Water Resources and Their Joint Development" (1986), and “Water Politics in the Lake Superior Basin” (1988).

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Douglas Nord, Personal communication, December 1, 2014.

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