Ann Arbor, Mich. – According to 2011 water use data from the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin states and provinces, more than 44 billion gallons per day (BGD) are ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission welcomes Senate action this week on a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that includes provisions intended to increase critically needed resources to alleviate the backlog ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – To help alleviate high nutrient levels and algal blooms, a phosphorus credit trading program for the Lower Fox River watershed in Wisconsin will ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission has unveiled a new interactive map showcasing nearly 1,000 restoration projects being implemented under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The site, available at www.glc.org/restore/glrimap, ... Read More »
A phosphorus credit trading program for the Lower Fox River watershed in Wisconsin is being developed through a new effort under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The three-year project, to commence in April, will ... Read More »
The 2013 Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting overview and resolutions are now available online. Thanks for joining us in Washington, D.C.!
For immediate release: March 6, 2013 | Download PDF
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Washington, D.C. – 100-year-old water resources infrastructure, built before World War I, is trying to serve 20th century needs in the Great Lakes region. Delegates to the Great Lakes Commission’s Semiannual Meeting, ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – A new website, greatlakesphragmites.net, is taking aim at an invasive plant that is plaguing the Great Lakes. Launched by the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the website is intended to serve as a central hub for information on Phragmites ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. - Earlier today, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced his plans for ensuring Michigan’s future through an increased emphasis on energy and the environment. Gov. Snyder acknowledged the symbiotic relationship between energy, the economy and the environment, a concept that the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has been a ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has received a $400,000 grant through the U.S. EPA-led Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to develop and demonstrate web-crawling software to assess the availability of aquatic invasive species for purchase – and identify sellers of those species – on the Internet.
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