Great Lakes Regional Collaboration

June 16th 2009

US & Canada to Iron out Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

New threats are driving the US and Canada to reconsider the 1972 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement that lays the original milestones for restoring and then protecting the chemical and biological make up of the Great Lakes. It only took … Continue reading

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May 13th 2009

President’s Plan Gains Definition

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a fantastic story that outlines excactly where the $475 million will go if the House and Senate Appropriations Committees fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

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October 6th 2008

Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Hear ye, hear ye, the Great Lakes Compact is law. With one fell swoop of his pen, President George Bush sealed the deal on our eight-state-two-nation compact. While some argued that the Compact moved to swiftly through the ratification process, … Continue reading

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August 1st 2008

US Senate Approves Great Lakes Compact

US Senators Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and George Voinovich (R-OH) pushed the Great Lakes St. Lawrence River Compact through the US Senate today. The Senate passed the bill unanimously this afternoon. The US House is expected to take up the legislation … Continue reading

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July 29th 2008

By and By

Finally, President G.W. Bush is seeing some progress being made on his 2004 Executive Order to come up with a strategy to restore the Great Lakes, and he is enthusiastically urging an apparently willing Congress to push the Great Lakes … Continue reading

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