Yearly Archives: 2001

Great Lakes Information Network honored as “Outstanding Great Lakes Cultural Web Site”

At an awards ceremony on Feb. 17, the Commission-managed Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) was cited as “Web Site of the Year,” recognized for its cultural importance, exceptional content and quality, and effective design. The inaugural award was presented by Michigan State University’s newly established Center for Great Lakes Culture.

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Beach closures prompt new regional initiative

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Thanks to a new partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and the Great Lakes Commission, rising concern over contaminated beaches and associated public health problems are now being addressed. Nationally, the U.S. EPA is initiating the Beaches Environmental Assessment, Closure and Health (BEACH) ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission to lead large-scale Great Lakes coastal wetlands monitoring initiative

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission and a binational consortium of Great Lakes wetland scientists and resource managers recently were awarded $400,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes National Program Office (U.S. EPA-GLNPO) for the first year of a three-year effort to assess the ecological health ...   Read More »

States, provinces work to ensure prosperity for the region

2001 Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, May 15-16

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Policymakers and opinion leaders throughout the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region will convene May 15-16 in Ann Arbor, Mich., to address and act on key public policy issues affecting the environment and economy of the world’s ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Day to feature priorities for 107th Congress

Great Lakes Program for Environmental and Economic Prosperity to be released

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Legislative, appropriations and policy priorities of the Great Lakes states will be showcased on Great Lakes Day, March 15 in Washington, D.C. Co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission and the Northeast-Midwest Institute, the day’s activities ...   Read More »

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