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IJC blog post: Lake Erie working group prepares plan for states, province

A new international committee of the Great Lakes Commission is digging for solutions to the problem of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. The Lake Erie Nutrient Targets (LENT) Working Group includes representatives from the U.S. states of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania and the province of Ontario, ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission welcomes legislation advancing immediate measures to defend Great Lakes from Asian carp

For immediate release: February 26, 2015  |   Download News Release PDF

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission supports legislation, introduced today by Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), directing federal agencies to take immediate actions to prevent the spread of Asian carp and ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission releases annual federal appropriations priorities, highlights need for collaboration

For immediate release: February 25, 2015  |   Download News Release PDF

Washington, D.C. – New strategies for addressing large-scale problems like nutrient pollution were highlighted at the Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, which concluded today in Washington, D.C.

Congressman David Joyce (R-Ohio), in addressing the Commission ...   Read More »

2015 Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities

Priorities for Sustaining Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

Download PDF  | Published February 2015

The Great Lakes are a vital environmental and economic asset for the eight states and two provinces of the Great Lakes region. With 90 percent of our nation’s supply of fresh surface water, the Great ...   Read More »

2015 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

Priorities for Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

Download PDF  |  Published February 2015

This document outlines the near-term priorities for the Great Lakes as identified by an alliance that includes the Great Lakes Commission, the mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, the Healing Our ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission welcomes legislation aimed at protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp

For immediate release: December 12, 2014  |   Download PDF

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission supports legislation introduced yesterday by Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), supported by a bipartisan group of members of Congress, that would reduce the risk of Asian carp ...   Read More »

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