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 »
Key legislation still pending as 107th Congress draws to a close
Ann Arbor, Mich. – With time running out for the 107th Congress, the Great Lakes Commission is urging it not to forget the acute threat that aquatic nuisance species pose to the Great Lakes and the rest of the ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sam Speck, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, is the new chair of the Great Lakes Commission, a binational agency representing the Great Lakes states and provinces on matters of Great Lakes policy, research and management.
Speck, who heads the Commission’s Ohio delegation, was unanimously ... Read More »
Great Lakes Commission directs $5.75 million to regional priorities
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Efforts to “Restore the Greatness” to the Great Lakes are being aided by $5.75 million in FY 2003 funds for Great Lakes Commission projects and programs addressing the region’s resource management needs. The Commission, a binational agency ... Read More »
Gov. Taft, Congressman LaTourette are featured speakers
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Ohio Gov. Bob Taft will be the keynote speaker when policymakers and opinion leaders from throughout the binational Great Lakes region convene in Cleveland Oct. 15 for the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission.
Taft, who chairs ... Read More »