News and Announcements

Water quality grants target soil erosion, sedimentation

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 »

Inventory provides snapshot of regional air pollution

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 »

Water level products aid boaters, maritime community

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 »

Inaugural remarks of Commission Chair Sam Speck

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 »

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