Val Klump

May. 16, 2008

Great Lakes Water Issues

The five Great Lakes, Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior, are said to hold one-fifth of the world's surface fresh water. In this hour, live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we'll talk about issues facing Great Lakes water and what the communities surr

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