Category Archives: News and Announcements

2000 Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship

To recognize outstanding achievement and vision in electronic communications technology

Ivona Lerman, a master’s student in Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University (MSU), is the winner of the 2000 Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship.
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14th Annual International Great Lakes St. Lawrence Mayors’ Conference: May 17-19 in Gary, Indiana

April 2000

Dear Mayors and Friends of the International Great Lakes St. Lawrence Mayors’ Conference:

I am writing to extend a warm invitation to the 14th annual meeting of the International Great Lakes St. Lawrence Mayors’ Conference (IGLSLMC) that will be held in Northwest Indiana from May 17-19, 2000.

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Mobile Source Toxic Air Emissions

Air quality management efforts in the Great Lakes region have taken a major step forward, thanks to a decision support tool developed by the Great Lakes Commission. Working with the air quality agencies of its eight member states and Ontario, the Commission has developed and released a Great Lakes Toxic ...   Read More »

New Fellowship Program to Strengthen Great Lakes Science/Policy Linkages

Ann Arbor, Mich. —The Great Lakes Commission announces an innovative new fellowship program that will advance the environmental quality and sustainable development goals of the organization and its state and provincial members. In partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant College Program and Great Lakes Sea ...   Read More »

Ontario and Québec join Great Lakes Commission

New state-provincial partnership for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region

Ann Arbor, Mich.—Officials of the Great Lakes Commission today announced a new state-provincial alliance that will advance environmental protection, resource management and economic development efforts in the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region. The Governments of Ontario and Québec have ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Day in Washington to focus on the region’s legislative priorities for 106th Congress-Second Session

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Legislative, appropriations and policy priorities of the Great Lakes states will be the central focus of Great Lakes Day, scheduled for March 23 in Washington, D.C. Co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission and the Northeast-Midwest Institute, the day’s activities will provide an excellent opportunity for the ...   Read More »

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