Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: International Joint Commission

Canada and the U.S. Identified Eight Chemicals of Mutual Concern for...

The governments of Canada and the United States today announced that they  have identified eight substances as chemicals of mutual concern under the Canada-U.S....

Waukesha Diversion Moves a Step Closer to Approval

On Wednesday, nine of 10 delegates who represent the states and Canadian provinces of the Great Lakes basin voted yes to allow the City...

IJC Reports Success in Preserving Great Lakes Water Supply

The International Joint Commission (IJC) released a report this week summarizing the progress made to fulfill the recommendations of a 2000 commissions study on the...

European State of Mind

Looking at a map of Canada’s many lakes and rivers may give the impression of a secure water future, but it’s a false sense...

Web Sense

The concept of transparency in government isn’t a new thing, but theory is always easier than practice. Just think of how the term “public...

Pond, Tunnel and Pipe

It wasn’t a happy day back in 1987 when the International Joint Commission (IJC) listed Toronto’s waterfront as one of 43 Areas of Concern...

Finding Balance

When it comes to the Great Lakes, it’s all about balance. A recent United States Geological Survey five-year report on Great Lakes Basin water...

IJC Recommends Focus on Human Health Concerns for Great Lakes

The International Joint Commission provided 32 recommendations for action at the federal, state, provincial and local levels of government in its 15th biennial report,...

Wonky Policy

Canadians regard fresh water as the country’s most important natural resource—even over oil and gas and forestry, according to a recent Nanos-Policy Options public...

More Experts Call for Great Lakes Amendments

Another group is campaigning for renegotiation of the "outdated" Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. Great Lakes United, a cross-border group of 38 leading Great Lakes...

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