"The Death and Life of the Great Lakes" Author Dan Egan: Gorgeous water isn't clean water

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**FILE**This September 2004 file photo shows Lake Huron in Michigan. In 2007, it appeared that a proposed interstate compact for managing the Great Lakes might founder amid squabbling in the eight legislatures with jurisdiction over the vast system that holds nearly 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water. Now the deal is on the brink of ratification on the state level, and supporters are beginning to map a strategy for winning approval in Congress. (AP Photo/John L. Russell)

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Author Dan Egan writes The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, one of four books features in the Chicago Public Library’s “One Book, One Chicago” series. He tells John about the fate of the Great Lakes wildlife from climate change.

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