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Re: E-M:/ Workshop Announcement: Developing Restoration Targets for Great Lakes Areas of Concern, June 6-7, Detroit Metro Airport
- Subject: Re: E-M:/ Workshop Announcement: Developing Restoration Targets for Great Lakes Areas of Concern, June 6-7, Detroit Metro Airport
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- Date: Thu, 08 May 2003 14:55:29 -0400
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One of the impediments to advancing efforts to restore and delist AOCs is
publicly funded agencies charging citizens excessive fees to learn about
environmental problems in the Great Lakes basin.
Staying on Target:
A Regional Workshop for Establishing Restoration Targets
Great Lakes Areas of
June 6-7, 2003
Westin Hotel at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Workshop program and registration form are now available online at
The Registration deadline is Friday, May 30!
This workshop will advance efforts to restore and delist Great Lakes
Areas of Concern (AOC) by facilitating the development of measurable
restoration targets for beneficial use impairments being addressed in the
AOCs. The workshop will inform Remedial Action Plan (RAP) participants
about the role of restoration targets in documenting progress toward and
ultimately delisting the AOCs and identify options for developing
measurable goals for beneficial uses. Representatives from the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes National Program Office
(U.S. EPA, GLNPO) will discuss changes in their approach to the AOC
program and their plans for implementing the Great Lakes Legacy Act. The
program is intended for local RAP participants, state agency staff, and
others involved in implementing and reporting on progress in restoring
the Great Lakes Areas of Concern.
Registration and Additional Information
The workshop registration fee is $40 U.S./$50 Can. The workshop
program and registration form are available online at
or by contacting Matt Doss at the Great Lakes Commission at 734-971-9135, email@example.com. The registration deadline is Friday, May 30.
The workshop is sponsored by the U.S. EPA, GLNPO and the Great Lakes Commission, with support from the International Joint Commission and the Michigan Statewide Public Advisory Council.
Research and Policy Coordinator,
Citizens Environment Alliance of southwestern Ontario
275 Oak Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
phone: (519) 973-1116
fax: (519) 973-8360