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Controversy over Great Lakes Water Use

A proposal to have Ohio join a multi-state compact to regulate the use of water in the Great Lakes is sparking controversy at the statehouse.

Governor Bob Taft and environmentalists are pushing the plan, but critics claim it would force Ohio to give away regulatory power to a United-Nations-like group. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.