Best Practices for Sustainable Wind Energy Development in the Great Lakes Region

Download Entire Toolkit PDF | Published July 2011
Individual sections:
Balanced and Uniform Siting Policies
Financing mechanisms and Financial Incitatives
Renewable Portfolio Standards
Integrated Resource Planning, Transmission Planing and Advanced Grid Management
Strategic Siting for Efficient Transmission Management
Accessibility of Wind Project Documents
Community Support through Public Engagement and Outreach...   Read More »

The Value of Great Lakes Water Initiative: Water Rate Workshop Final Report

Download PDF   |  Published May 2011

In 2010, the Great Lakes Commission received funding from the Great Lakes Protection Fund to lead a team of experts to examine how public water is priced in the Great Lakes region and to assess the feasibility of employing innovative, efficiency-oriented water rates. ...   Read More »

Halting the Invasion: Maintaining the Health of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins by Preventing Further Exchange of Aquatic Invasive Species

Download PDF | Published December 2010

This article provides a historical perspective and current status report on how Chicago waterways system has evolved as a primary vector for aquatic invasive species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins. Although the main focus is on the threat of Asian carp ...   Read More »

The Value of Great Lakes Water Initiative: Great Lakes Water Rate Survey

Download Survey Results  |   Download Survey Report  |  Download Survey Powerpoint  | Published 2010

A survey was conducted during the fall 2010 by a team of Michigan State University students, under the guidance of Janice Beecher, Director of the Institute of Public Utilities and in consultation with ...   Read More »

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