APPENDIX
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION REPORTS ISSUED IN 1995-97 WITH RESPECT TO GREAT LAKES WATER QUALITY

Public Consultation

A Public Forum on the Future of Great Lakes Science -- A Summary. Held at Duluth, Minnesota, September 24, 1995. International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario. 2 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/glsci.html

The International Joint Commission and its Publics: Expanding Consultation under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, 1996. www.ijc.org/rel/news/pubconpr.html

Public Consultation on Pesticide Usage. Summary report on consultation held in Madison, Wisconsin, August 8, 1996. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/pubpes.html

Report on Public Meeting. Held November 5, 1996. Council of Great Lakes Research Managers, International Joint Commission. 5 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/cglrmmtg.html

The International Air Quality Advisory Board and Health Professionals Task Force Fall 1996 Joint Public Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, November 21, 1996. 4 pp.

A Report of the Conversation between Representatives of the International Joint Commission and the Michigan Tribal Environmental Group, May 21, 1997. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/tribal02.html

Summary of Consultation between Tribal Representatives and the International Joint Commission, Lac Courte Oreilles, Wisconsin, June 6, 1997. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/tribal01.html

Summary of Consultation between Representatives of the Business Community and the International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, June 12, 1997. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/indust01.html

Summary of Consultation between Walpole Island First Nation and the International Joint Commission, Bkejwanong, Ontario, June 13, 1997. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/tribal03.html

Summary of a Focus Group Meeting between Representatives of Labour and the International Joint Commission, held in Toronto, Ontario, June 25, 1997. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/labour.html

Progress under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement -- Insight Provided by Basin Stakeholders. A compendium of eight papers submitted to the International Joint Commission. The documentation provided a basis for discussion among the eight stakeholder groups and the Commission at a roundtable held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on August 7, 1997.

Achieving the Future -- The Next Step. Highlights of the International Joint Commission round table held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, October 31, 1997. 2 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/glround.html

Achieving the Future -- The Next Step. Facilitator's Report of the International Joint Commission roundtable held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, October 31, 1997. 12 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/achieve.html

International Joint Commission Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Public Forum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 1-2, 1997. Transcript. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/pubforum97/index.html

Remedial Action Plans and Lakewide Management Plans

Evaluating Successful Implementation Strategies for Remedial Action Plans. Outcome of a Conference on Remedial Action Planning, held in Racine, Wisconsin, July 25-27, 1995. S. Cole-Misch and B. Kirschner, editors, January 1996. 115 pp. www.ijc.org/rel/boards/annex2/rapconf.html

Proceedings of Partnerships for Progress Workshop, Detroit, Michigan, June 5, 1996. Sponsored by Canadian Consulate General, International Joint Commission, and Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. M. L. Becker and B. A. Kirschner, editors, July 1996. 35 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/partnws.html

Wingspread Conference: Funding Strategies for Restoration of Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes Basin. Summary Report. Wingspread, The Johnson Foundation, Racine, Wisconsin, July 23-25, 1996. International Joint Commission, August 1996. 12 pp. www.ijc.org/rel/boards/annex2/wingrap.html

Position Statement on the Future of Great Lakes Remedial Action Plans. Great Lakes Water Quality Board, International Joint Commission, September 1996. 17 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/wqbrap.html

Pathways to Success: Workshops & Strategies for Sustaining RAP Public Advisory Committees. A Guidebook. Prepared by the LURA Group in association with the Cuyahoga River Community Planning Organization and the Collingwood RAP PAC Inc. Submitted to the International Joint Commission, September 1996. 76 pp.

Linking Local Watershed Management Efforts Across the Lake Ontario Basin. A Report on the 5th Annual Conference, October 18-19, 1996, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York. Prepared by: Water Resources Board of the Finger Lakes-Lake Ontario Watershed Protective Alliance; Great Lakes Water Quality Board; and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, June 1997. 52 pp. Available from International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/llwme.html

Lake Superior Stage 1 Lakewide Management Plan Review. International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, November 15, 1996. 4 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/lslamp.html

Detroit River Area of Concern Status Assessment. International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, October 1997. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/detroit.html

Beacons of Light. Successful Strategies Toward Restoration in Areas of Concern under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. International Joint Commission, [Windsor, Ontario], March 1998. 25 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/beacon/beacon.html

Indicators

Lozon, Joseph. Pilot Study of the Desired Outcomes Fishability, Virtual Elimination of Persistent Toxic Substances, and Biological Community Integrity and Diversity for Lakes Erie and Superior. International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, August 1997. 80 pp.

Howland, Grace. Pilot Study: Phase Two. Status Report on Four Desired Outcomes: Fishability, the Virtual Elimination of Inputs of Persistent Toxic Substances, Biological Community Integrity and Diversity and Swimmability. Progress Made Since the Pilot Study: Phase One Compilation Report. Canadian Side. Indicators Implementation Task Force, International Joint Commission, December 1997. 35 pp.

Woodward, Lucille W. Indicators U.S. Pilot Study for Lake Superior and Lake Erie. Final Report. Prepared for the Indicators Implementation Task Force, International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, August 1997. 41 pp.

Woodward, Lucille W. Indicators U.S. Pilot Study for Lake Superior and Lake Erie -- Phase Two. Final Report. Prepared for the Indicators Implementation Task Force, International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, December 1997. 50 pp + interspersed pages.

Howland, Grace. Pilot Study Integration Report. Pilot Study: Phase One and Phase Two. Fishability, the Virtual Elimination of Inputs of Persistent Toxic Substances, Biological Community Integrity and Diversity, Swimmability. A report presented to the Indicators Implementation Task Force, International Joint Commission [Windsor, Ontario], February 1998. 98 pp + appendices.

Pilot Study of Three Desired Outcomes -- Fishability, The Virtual Elimination of Inputs of Persistent Toxic Substances and Biological Community Integrity and Diversity. Pilot study researchers: Grace Howland, Joseph Lozon and Lucille Woodward. Compilation report prepared by Grace Howland. Indicators Implementation Task Force, International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, September 1997. 39 pp + appendices.

Science and Research

1996 Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Research Inventory. Council of Great Lakes Research Managers, International Joint Commission. Available only on web site. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/ri96home.html

1997 Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Research Inventory. Council of Great Lakes Research Managers, International Joint Commission. Available only on web site. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/ri97home.html

Improving the Effectiveness of Great Lakes Research. White paper, for use at the November 7, 1996, breakout session on Research, Assessment and Analysis, 1996 State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference, Windsor, Ontario. Council of Great Lakes Research Managers, International Joint Commission. 8 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/incin.html

Progress Report 23. International Air Quality Advisory Board, International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario [Spring 1997]. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/progress23/r23.html

Habitat

Practical Methods to Protect and Enhance Habitats. A Summary of the Habitat Session from the Practical and Cost-Effective Watershed Management Conference, Livonia, Michigan, May 3, 1996. 39 pp. Compiled and edited by the Rouge River Remedial Action Plan Advisory Council's Habitat Subcommittee. www.ijc.org/rel/boards/wqb/hab_summ.html

Sediment

Overcoming Obstacles to Sediment Remediation in the Great Lakes Basin. White paper by the Sediment Priority Action Committee, Great Lakes Water Quality Board, International Joint Commission. November 19, 1997. http://www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/sedrem.html

Modelling

The Lake Erie Ecological Modelling Project [LEEMP]. Report of the Lake Erie Task Force to the International Joint Commission, February 1997. 22 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/letfrept.html

Radioactivity

Inventory of Radionuclides for the Great Lakes. Nuclear Task Force, International Joint Commission, December 1997. 111 pp.

Virtual Elimination

Linett, Bob. Report on Applicability of Voluntary, Beyond Compliance Programs to the Virtual Elimination Strategy. Submitted to the Great Lakes Water Quality Board, International Joint Commission, March 21, 1997. 38 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/beyond.html

Board and Council Priorities

1995-97 Priorities and Progress under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, September 1997. 134 pp. www.ijc.org/php/publications/html/pr9597.html