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Laundry in Canada and U.S. Releases Trillions of Plastic Microfibres: Study

A study by Ocean Wise estimates that 878 tonnes of plastic microfibres are released from household laundry in Canada and the United States through...

IJC Launches Consultations to Hear from Public about Great Lakes Health

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is hosting public consultations this summer and fall to hear the public’s perspectives on how the Great Lakes are...

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...

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