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Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 17:25:33 -0400
To: enviro-mich@great-lakes.net
From: Reg Gilbert <reg@glu.org>
Subject: Great Lakes hearings in Gary and Chicago
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Come to testify about Great Lakes water quality in Gary, Indiana. or
Chicago, Illinois!

Working with partner organizations around the Great Lakes - St.Lawrence
River Basin, Great Lakes United is organizing a series of public hearings
across the basin to:

1. Gather information for a citizens "state of the lakes" report that will
be used to influence government decision-making
2. Explore community needs for developing toolkits and other materials to
support local government actions that restore and maintain Great Lakes waters.
3. Publicize Great Lakes - St.Lawrence River pollution issues in local
communities.

***Gary, Indiana, September 24
Cosponsored by local partners Grand Calumet Task Forceand Save the Dunes
Council
	Time: Thursday, September 24, 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m
	Place: Market Park Pavilion, Miller Beach, off Rte. 12
	Related events: Hearings on the Gary Remedial Action Plan by the the
International Joint Commission's Science Advisory Board, 6:30 to 10:00,
same site
	Panelists: Mary Mulligan, City of Gary, Economic Development
			Jack Manno, Great Lakes Research Consortium, Great Lakes United President
			John Jackson, Ontario Toxic Waste Research Coalition, GLU Past President
Information: (219) 473-4246, gctf@igc.org

***Chicago, Illinois, September 27
	Local partners: Lake Michigan Federation and Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter
	Time: Sunday, September 27, 1:30 p.m to 5:00 p.m
	Place: Northwestern University, Norris University Ctr., Rm. 1B/C, 1999 S.
Campus Dr., Evanston, Illinois, on the Lakeshore. Call for a map.
	Related events: Reception for members of the Lakes Michigan Federation at
12:00, with guest speaker Peter Weiss, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
	Panelists: Susi Schrieber, Chair, Waukegan Area of Concern, Citizen
Advisory Group
			Daniel Green, Societe pour Vaincre la Pollution of Montréal Québec
			Dan Emerton, United Auto Workers from Flint, Michigan
			Ed Michael, Trout Unlimited, Great Lakes United U.S. Treasurer
Information: (312) 939-0838 x1, LMF002@aol.com

Hearings to come:
Toronto, Ontario, September 28
Buffalo, New York, October 6
Montreal, Quebec, October 8

Hearings already held:
Green Bay, Wisconsin, June 23
Detroit, Michigan/Windsor, Ontario, July 7
Hammilton, Ontario, July 11
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, September 12
Duluth, Minnesota, September 19

Great Lakes United can be reached at (716) 886-0142.

_____________________________________

Reg Gilbert
reg@glu.org

Great Lakes United
Buffalo State College, Cassety Hall
1300 Elmwwod Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222 USA

www.glu.org
voice: (716) 886-0142
fax: -0303



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