Skip to comments.Barack Obama's war on America's fresh water supply: China is buying up Lake Michigan!
Posted on 09/07/2012 9:12:24 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Barack Obama is keeping his promise to lower the sea levels, and hes starting with the drought plagued Midwest where Lake Michigan water is being shipped by the boat loads over to China!
By using a little known loophole in the 2006 Great Lakes Compact, Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan to the tune of an estimated $500,000 million to $1.8 million per day profit.
By draining the precious jewel of the Great Lakes in the middle of America, our federal water managers are allowing the export of our water out of our country across thousands of miles of oceans into the Asian basin plagued by huge population centers who are suffering from their constant lack of fresh water. Hows that for cutting America down to size?
The water is being sold at a 240 times markup, that is, well over 240 times its production costs. (2) In 2006, then President George W. Bush signed into law a...
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You can’t make this stuff up!
Doesn’t Obama have a great lakes czar?
Seriously? This regime is so anti-American, it is not funny it is just so sad.
And in return the lakes get filled with Zebra Mussels and Asian Carp!
Have the ChiComs saw a piece of Antarctica off and fill their tanks that way!
If they weren’t so busy dumping anything and everything into their water supply, they would have plenty of fresh water.
It’s time to email the link to everyone you know in Michigan, as well as anyone you know living around the great lakes. This is an obomanation. It’s only the beginning of the disaster’s this guy is going to visit upon us.
This is interesting, How come the Chinese don’t do the same thing with water from the Panama Canal? It would be easy to pump their tanks full as they transit it.
I’m glad someone is paying attention. Here in the great lake states we’ve been screaming bloody murder about what’s been going on with the attempts to seize control of the water and the power centralized in Chicago.
how much water would they have to take out of the lake to make any noticeable difference? and is it technologically possible to make a difference?
WHAT THE EFFING EFF???????????????????
WE HAVE A DROUGHT AND HE IS SHIPPING WATER TO CANADA????
WATER THAT IT IS SOMEHOW AGAINST THE LAW (THANKS TO HIM) FOR US TO USE??????????????
IMPEACH THIS FARGIN BASTIGE NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hopefully Barry is sending China water collected from the mouth of the Milwaukee River where every time it rains the sewer overflow from the Metro Milwaukee Area is dumped into Lake Michigan. And it is Democrats who set up this lousy sewage system.
“By draining the precious jewel of the Great Lakes in the middle of America, our federal water managers are allowing the export of our water out...”
This is nonsense unless there is not enough water to run Niagara Falls and the hydroelectric plant below it.
The problem is not that someone is using a provision in the rules to make a profit, the problem is how the rules prohibit so many profit-making business opportunities with water that would otherwise just run out to the ocean.
This is kook nonsense.
I don't know about the technology, but I know that if you put the government in charge of the Sahara desert, we'd have a sand shortage in a few years.
“how much water would they have to take out of the lake to make any noticeable difference? and is it technologically possible to make a difference?”
We’re selling stuff and people bitch about it.
wouldnt it be cheaper to desalinate ocean water
This is nuts kook eyes-crossed bouncing-off-the-walls stuff.
I thought that right away. Yet, I've seen other unexplainable deals put together when no one was watching.
Yep. 250,000 gallons is about what goes over the American Falls in a second. And I don’t see any reference to China in the article, maybe I missed it.
This a$$hat is giving away our country! He must be stopped!
I didn’t find anything on Snopes about it, but it does sound pretty damned out there to me.
Jenny Granholm with other governors and Canada put together lots of deals that we’ll be paying for forever.
You sure about that?
FR at its finest.
“Wouldn’t it be cheaper to desalinate ocean water.”
I was thinking the same thing.
It seems like it would be cheaper for the Chinese to build a series of de-salinazation plants along their coastline than to buy and ship water from Lake Michigan at a mark-up of 240 times production costs to Nestle.
It would seem more efficient just to desalinate the China sea.
It's worse than you think!!!!! I read Obama intends to sell 14,000,000 liters of our precious air to North Korea EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!!1!!!11!!!!!1! AIR THAT WE NEED TO BREATHE!!!!!!1!!!!
If you lived here and saw some of the crap they’ve tried to pull with the water in the past you wouldn’t think it was out there at all. Things like taxes imposed by the square foot for parking lots due to rainwater impediment. There’s a group pushing legislation to impose meters on private wells. A few years back I caught a guy measuring how far my well was from the lake.
It certainly isn’t an easy thing, but lake levels can drop fairly easy from exporting (To China and the SW U.S.) and a couple of years of drought.
The next thing is when our food growers sell their entire crops to foreign nations, likely China too
This is coming. Russia took all the wheat from the Ukraine and let the people there starve by the millions.
LOOK IT UP!
WAKE UP, AMERICA!
So we are selling bottled water to the Chicoms at a 240X markup and the sky is falling? Oh my! I am pretty sure it wasn’t that long ago we were worried about rising lake levels.
I am more worried about California siphoning the water off into their worker’s paradise. Not that the water would be missed but because we shouldn’t encourage any further migration to that place.
Great article here if you want the technical details:
big tankers cant go through the Panama Canal
I heard that they were importing it to run their hydroelectric dams.
They are not “our” food growers unless we now have communist collectives. Those farms are privately owned and the owners are free to sell their products were ever and to who ever they wish. If they wish to sell it to the Chicoms that is the right to do so.
If you do not like that idea then you are free to buy your own farm and sell exclusively to US citizens.
About par for that blog.
A good point, but then they can’t go up the St. Lawrence either to get to the Great Lakes, if my memory serves me correctly.
This would draw water in from the other Great Lakes.
I would think Canada would sue.
Next thing you know they’ll be after our precious bodily fluids.
Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are effectively two lobes of the same lake; you can’t lower the level of one without lowering the level of the other.
Combined, they have a surface area of roughly 45,000 square miles.
To lower the level of the combined lakes ONE INCH would require removing roughly ONE CUBIC MILE of water.
Many are the ones that would sell it all for money. Of course planning to go to Europe or another land to secure their food.
Water is a necessity, as is food.
Tell the people of Ukraine it could not happen!
There is a fool born every minute, so we must be wise.
God bless America.
So, if the government is to confiscate Nestle’s rights to the water on its own property, should it at the same time confiscate other privately owned mineral rights? Perhaps private entities shouldn’t be permitted to own and develope oil or coal or natural gas or iron ore or copper or gravel either.
it speaks volumes when the majority of commenters on this thread actually believe there’s any truth to this ludicrous nonsense.
“Coach is a nutter.”
I actually thought this was a parody/satire till I saw it was the "coachisright" blog - they're a bigger bunch of imbeciles than Wing Nut Daily.