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Recent polling on water quality issues reveals that an increasing majority of Great Lakes residents believe government and individual actions to protect water quality are important and valuable. The International Joint Commission Great Lakes Water Quality Board conducted its third Great Lakes...
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In its new report, the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) examines the increasing trend that large, concentrated livestock feeding facilities are a source of Great Lakes pollution. Where there are more animals there is more animal waste, or manure. While manure...
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At its September Executive Meeting, the International Joint Commission (IJC) approved release of an informational report, Nuclear Power Facilities in the Great Lakes Basin: Compendium of information related to the current status and decommissioning of Great Lakes nuclear power facilities to support...
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Eighty eight percent of respondents believe protecting the Great Lakes is highly important and are willing to pay more to ensure their restoration, according to the second large survey conducted on public perception of the world’s largest freshwater system.
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In its second report on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the Great Lakes, the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) recommends several actions to address challenges in seeking safer alternatives to the use of PBDEs and other toxic chemicals as flame...
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On Tuesday, October 24, 2017 the Great Lakes Water Quality Board of the International Joint Commission and Ottawa Riverkeeper will host a fun, informative panel and audience discussion about the current and emerging environmental challenges affecting watersheds at local, regional and global levels.
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Eighty-five percent of respondents believe protecting the Great Lakes is highly important, according to one of the largest surveys ever conducted on public perception of the world’s largest freshwater system. The International Joint Commission (IJC) sponsored the survey, which was completed by its...
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Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky will headline an evening dedicated to the incomparable freshwater resources of the Great Lakes on Wednesday, May 13 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY.
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The public is invited to a talk by singer/activist Sarah Harmer followed by a dialogue with a panel of Great Lakes experts on Wednesday, September 24, in the Katzman Lounge of Vanier Hall on the University of Windsor campus.
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce the appointment of members to its newly reconstituted Great Lakes Water Quality and Science Advisory boards.
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