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Canada and U.S. Release Progress Report on GLWQA Commitments

A new report that documents the progress made by Canada and United States between 2017 and 2019 in meeting commitments under the Great Lakes...

U.S. Clean Water Rule Remains Under Threat of Repeal

Earlier in May, the White House released an updated timeline on its plan to repeal and replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule, also known...

Grass Carp Eggs Found in Lake Erie Tributary

Yesterday, the U.S.’s Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee and the bi-national Council of Great Lakes Fishery Agencies announced the discovery of grass carp eggs...

NASA Maps Saskatchewan’s Wetlands, North Sask. River

Saskatchewan’s wetlands and North Saskatchewan River have been chosen as a testing ground for new NASA technologies designed to map water in northern environments...

Québec, Vermont, New York Continue Work on Lake Champlain

Yesterday, the Province of Québec, the State of Vermont, and the State of New York announced that they will continue to work together to...

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...

Extreme Weather and Sea Level Change Increase Threefold

Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States launched the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI), which has found that incidents of extreme...

Canadian Government Tightening Water Standards on National Planes, Trains, and Ships

The Canadian government is introducing stricter regulations to ensure clean water aboard planes, trains, and passenger ships for drinking, hand washing, oral hygiene, and...

Deloitte Report: The Era of Cheap Water is Over

Clearer water pricing will play an important role in how customers better manage their water usage, says a new report from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu...

Study Takes Stock of Pollutants

Over 228 million kilograms of direct pollutant releases to surface waters were reported by industrial facilities in North America in 2006, while a minimum...

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