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Great Lakes Mayors Troubled by U.S. Budget Cuts

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative), a coalition of mayors from over 125 cities across the basin representing over 17...

Commission Makes Recommendations on Great Lakes Microplastic

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has a released a report and recommendations to the governments of Canada and the United States regarding microplastics in...

10,000 Tonnes of Plastic Enters the Great Lakes Yearly

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have used computer models to estimate the volume of plastic and microplastics entering the Great Lakes each...

Dioxin-like Chemical of Concern Mapped in Great Lakes

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have mapped the location of thousands of tons of polyhalogenated carbazoles (PHCZs), an emerging chemical of...

Computer Model Makes Great Lakes Climate 3-D

A computer model developed by researchers in the U.S. allows scientists to better capture the physical characteristics of the Great Lakes by fully resolving...

Great Lakes Public Forum Summaries

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released summary reports from its public meetings in Milwaukee and Toronto on the health of Lakes Ontario and...

Ralph Pentland’s Response to the Waukesha Decision

Ralph Pentland is a member of the Forum for Leadership on Water, president of Ralbet Enterprises Inc. and a leading Canadian water policy expert...

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...

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Opposes Waukesha Diversion from...

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, representing mayors across the Great Lakes basin, sent letters to the governors and premiers of the...

Curbing the Flow

Bordered by two countries, eight states, one province, and more than a hundred municipalities, the Great Lakes hold more than a fifth of the...

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