The IJC has completed the first phase of a project to recommend water quality objectives and alert levels for the Rainy-Lake of the Woods water system.
The International Joint Commission has been chaired by Pierre Béland of Canada and Jane Corwin of the United States since May 2019. The two grew up in different areas of the Great Lakes basin and have different histories with the IJC.
IJC Commissioners and staff traveled in October to the last in the series of consultations around the Great Lakes region to assess progress by the Canadian and United States governments to restore and…
We love to talk about weather in the Midwest. At work or the grocery store, small talk almost always begins with “How much snow did you get?” or “What did you think of the wind howling last night?” or, a favorite, “Cold enough for you?”
Lakes Champlain and Memphremagog in the Quebec, Vermont and New York region experience high levels of phosphorus and harmful algal blooms that have negative impacts on surrounding communities and ecosystems.