Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission has awarded $1.9 million for projects and programs that will improve water quality in the Great Lakes basin through improved land management practices. Forty-two agencies and organizations spanning all eight Great Lakes states will receive these funds in 2003 (pending completion of ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Efforts to protect the water resources of the Great Lakes- St. Lawrence River basin from overuse and abuse have taken a significant step forward, thanks to a major study released by the Great Lakes Commission.
A binational organization of the Great Lakes states and provinces, the ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – An updated Great Lakes Regional Air Toxic Emissions Inventory – a key resource for environmental management in the binational region – has been released by the Great Lakes Commission.
The largest multi-jurisdictional effort of its kind in North America, the updated inventory compiles data collected by the eight ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – June is going to be a big month for the Great Lakes, with a trio of major conferences devoted to their protection and restoration.
Among the issues to be addressed: a bigger role for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence mayors and communities in shaping regional policy, the pursuit ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – With water levels on the Great Lakes continuing a downward trend, the Great Lakes Commission is offering new online services to aid the shipping community, shoreline property owners, boaters and all other recreational users of the Great Lakes.
The Commission has partnered with the National Oceanic ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – How to “Restore the Greatness” to the largest system of fresh water on the face of the earth? That is the question bringing Great Lakes policymakers and opinion leaders to Indianapolis on April 15-17 for the 2003 Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission [register ... Read More »
Regional agency calls for partnership to “Restore the Greatness!”
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Saying that it’s time to give the Great Lakes their due, Great Lakes Commission Chair Sam Speck today released the Commission’s 2003 Great Lakes Program to Ensure Environmental and Economic Prosperity to members of Congress and regional ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The latest Great Lakes Regional Air Toxic Emissions Inventory – a key resource for environmental management in the binational region – has been released by the Great Lakes Commission.
The largest multijurisdicional effort of its kind in North America, the updated inventory compiles data collected by ... Read More »
Remarks by Samuel W. Speck, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, upon his election as chair of the Great Lakes Commission and setting out his priorities for the Commission in the upcoming year.
Thank you for your vote of confidence in me and Vice Chair Tom Huntley. We ... Read More »
Great Lakes soil and water conservation districts face growing responsibilities
Ann Arbor, Mich. – An additional $80 million a year is needed to adequately protect and manage the soil, water quality and related natural resources of the Great Lakes basin, according to a newly released analysis of Great Lakes conservation districts.... Read More »