Category Archives: Publications

Great Lakes Blue Accounting: Empowering Decisions to Realize Regional Water Values

Download PDF |  Published March 2014

In 2013 the Great Lakes governors and the premier of Ontario called for a comprehensive approach to monitoring Great Lakes water resources. In response, a Great Lakes Commission-led taskgroup (building on thoughtful efforts of an advisory workgroup) proposed adoption of the Great Lakes Blue Accounting ...   Read More »

2014 Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities

Advancing Economic Strength and Environmental Integrity for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Region

Download PDF | Published March 2014

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are a natural treasure and a vital economic asset that give our eight-state, two-province region a unique competitive advantage. With 90 percent ...   Read More »

2014 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

One Region, One Voice: Priorities for Strengthening the Great Lakes as an Environmental and Economic Asset

Download PDF  |  Published March 2014

This document outlines the near-term priorities for the Great Lakes as identified by an alliance that includes the Great Lakes Commission, the mayors of the Great Lakes ...   Read More »

2012 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

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The Potential Economic Impact of Offshore Wind Energy in the Great Lakes

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Beneficial Use of Dredged Material in the Great Lakes

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Great Lakes Rivermouths: A Primer for Managers

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Offshore Wind Energy: Understanding Impacts on Great Lakes Fishery and Other Aquatic Resources

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Sustaining Environmental Restoration and Economic Revitalization in the Great Lakes Region: Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities for 2013

Download PDF  |  Published March 2013

The Commission’s federal priorities for 2013....   Read More »

2013 Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities

Sustaining Environmental Restoration and Economic Revitalization in the Great Lakes Region

Download PDF | Published February 2013

This document outlines the Great Lakes Commission’s federal priorities for FY2013....   Read More »

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