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For Immediate Release

Contact: David Dolan
Phone: (313) 226-2170 Ext. 6707

Council of Great Lakes Research Managers Hosts Public Meeting in Ann Arbor

Do you have any opinions or ideas about Great Lakes science and research, ideas or thoughts about communicating research results to the public and others, and its special importance as a foundation for credible decisionmaking in the solution of problems facing the Great Lakes today?

If so, the Council of Great Lakes Research Managers, advisers to the International Joint Commission (IJC) on the adequacy of the research to implement the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, is holding a

Public Meeting
Tuesday, October 6, 1998, 4- 6 p.m.
Great Lakes Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey
1451 Green Road, Ann Arbor

Members of the Council will be available to discuss these issues with members of the interested public, research community and local media. For additional information, contact David Dolan at 313-226-2170 ext. 6707 or on the Internet at DolanD@windsor.ijc.org.

The Council of Great Lakes Research Managers was created under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to provide advice to IJC and enhance IJC's ability to provide effective leadership, guidance, support and evaluation of Great Lakes research programs with particular reference to programs required or funded pursuant to the provisions of the Agreement.

IJC is a binational Canada-United States organization established by The Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to help the two Governments prevent and resolve disputes over use of waters along the U.S. and Canada boundary. Three Commissioners are appointed by the president of the United States and three by the government of Canada. Under the 1978 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, IJC assesses progress by the two countries to restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the waters of the Great Lakes basin ecosystem. Additional information about the IJC and the Council is available on the Internet at http://www.ijc.org(.)

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