Great Lakes compact signed

As mentioned at TAP: New York Joins Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Governor Designate David A. Paterson today announced that legislation has been signed authorizing New York State to join the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. The Compact is a multi-state agreement designed to protect, conserve, and improve the water resources of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin. The legislation was signed by Governor Spitzer on March 4, 2008…

“Governor Designate”… strange term for the weird times we live in. I remember inventing a new term “Governor Pre-Elect” for Spitzer, back when his poll numbers were so overwhelming and he was a shoo-in for election.