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Northeast-Midwest Institute on Bi-National Great Lakes Efforts

April 18, 2017 - 1:24 pm

The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI), a U.S. not-for-profit focused on economic development in and around the Great Lakes, has commented on the International Joint Commission (IJC) Triennial Assessment of Progress on Great Lakes Water Quality and the 2016 Progress Report of the Parties. NEMWI has...

Categories: International, News

63 U.S. Representatives Write Letter for Great Lakes Funding

March 31, 2017 - 9:35 am

United States congressional representatives have appealed directly to the president that he provide $300 million to support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in response to his proposed budget cuts. Yesterday, a total of 63 U.S. congressional representatives from Minnesota, Wisconsin...

Categories: International, National, News

New President and CAO of Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

March 27, 2017 - 9:56 am

The Board of Directors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative) has announced that John Dickert will has been selected to lead the organization as the new president and CAO. Dickert will succeed David Ullrich, who will step down from his position this summer as executive...

Categories: International, News

Canada-Ontario Release Draft Action Plan for Addressing Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

March 10, 2017 - 2:24 pm

The Governments of Canada and Ontario have released a draft action plan that will help to reduce high amounts of phosphorus and the growth of toxic and nuisance algae in Lake Erie. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change said, "We intrinsically understand its importance, and...

Categories: National, News

Great Lakes Mayors Troubled by U.S. Budget Cuts

March 7, 2017 - 3:14 pm

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative), a coalition of mayors from over 125 cities across the basin representing over 17 million people, expressed deep concern over draft White House budget cuts that would reduce funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by 97...

Categories: International, News

Commission Makes Recommendations on Great Lakes Microplastic

February 14, 2017 - 9:43 am

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has a released a report and recommendations to the governments of Canada and the United States regarding microplastics in the Great Lakes. Citing growing evidence that significant amounts of small pieces of plastic are entering the Great Lakes, the IJC has...

Categories: International, News

Report Notes Success and Weakness in Great Lakes Water Management

January 19, 2017 - 10:19 am

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released its draft Triennial Assessment of Progress (TAP) report, in which it found much to commend on the progress of Canada and the US in meeting the objectives of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA). The report points to the successful meeting...

Categories: International, News

10,000 Tonnes of Plastic Enters the Great Lakes Yearly

December 30, 2016 - 11:19 am

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have used computer models to estimate the volume of plastic and microplastics entering the Great Lakes each year. Lead author on the research, Matthew Hoffman, assistant professor at the School of Mathematical Sciences, found that approximately...

Categories: International, News

Willingness to Pay for a Healthy Lake Erie

December 14, 2016 - 3:49 pm

A group of American universities and government agencies has completed a socio-economic study of agricultural management plans for curtailing harmful algal blooms and the willingness to pay for them. The researchers announced their first results this week, both at the American Geophysical Union (AGU)...

Categories: International, News

Computer Model Makes Great Lakes Climate 3-D

November 22, 2016 - 8:15 am

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 the hydrodynamic and climactic properties of the lakes. The model is innovative in that it moves beyond conventional 1-D lake models used to...

Categories: International, National, News

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