A poll commissioned by Wisconsin conservation groups, conducted by the UW Survey Center and released Monday, indicates 80% support statewide for adoption of the Great Lakes Compact.
That's good news for advocates of the Compact, and for backers of strong water conservation policy in Wisconsin and across the Great Lakes.
Details provided by the environmental group Clean Wisconsin to the Superior Daily Telegram indicate widespread bi-partisan support for a strong version of the Compact, with pro-Compact sentiment also measured both near the Great Lakes, and in communities far from the Great Lakes basin in Wisconsin, too.
Among the poll findings, as reported by the Daily Telegram:
"• 86 percent say it is important to provide further oversight and regulation before bottling and selling Great Lakes water.