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Statement from the Great Lakes Commission on the Accelerated Release of Options for Keeping Asian Carp out of the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Commission welcomes the recent decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it would accelerate the presentation to Congress and the public of options for permanently preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes from the Mississippi River watershed. The Corps has now committed to releasing ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission renews call for federal ballast discharge standards and measures to control harmful algae blooms

Detroit, Mich. – Regulation of ballast water to prevent the introduction of invasive species and reduction of nutrients associated with algal blooms were among measures endorsed by the Great Lakes Commission at its annual meeting, which concluded today in Detroit.

The meeting kicked off a first-ever series of meetings in ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Wind Collaborative 4th Annual Meeting: Transmission essential to enable Great Lakes states to meet renewable energy goals

The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative launched its 4th Annual Meeting today to celebrate progress, examine challenges, and forge new partnerships and priorities related to wind energy in the Great Lakes region.

In his opening remarks, Tim Eder, executive director of the Great Lakes Commission, recognized the region’s progress by highlighting ...   Read More »

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