Reviews: On the Brink


“Dave Dempsey chronicles current battles with skillfully crafted books that draw on the past for lessons to be heeded by today’s politicians….One good news aspect of Dempsey’s book is especially timely and has been reflected in developments since his book was written: Aboriginal peoples with an ancestral home in the region…increasingly are applying their unique legal leverage as sovereigns to help protect the lakes….”


George Weeks

The Detroit News

“…a compelling history of the mismanagement of the Great Lakes along with inspiring stories of individuals who successfully made a difference in improving the ecosystem of the lakes….”


Natural Resources Journal