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November/December ADVISOR now online

Learn about water export issues and federal funding for the Great Lakes
region in the November/December edition of the ADVISOR, the bimonthly
newsletter of the
Great Lakes Commission. Online at

Other features:

* Federal appropriations update for FY1999:  Great Lakes funding

* Highlights from the Commission's Annual Meeting, which convened Oct.
19-20 in Buffalo, N.Y.  Topics include:  directional drilling underneath
the Great Lakes, brownfields redevelopment, discharge of waste
materials, U.S. Federal Clean Water Action Plan, commercial navigation
on the lakes, and regional air toxic emissions.

* Congress boosts funding for Great Lakes Basin Program

* Michigan Attorney General Frank Kelley retires

* New leadership at the Commission:  Chair Irene Brooks and Vice Chair
Nathaniel E. Robinson

In the AROUND THE LAKES section, learn more about

* The Soo Locks

* Great Lakes Maritime Academy

* Cruising the Great Lakes:  The return of the overnight cruise industry

The ADVISOR is available online via the Great Lakes Commission's home
page at http://www.glc.org. For back issues, select Publications,
Newsletters, then ADVISOR.

Lara Slee, ADVISOR Editor
Great Lakes Commission
Argus II Bldg., 400 Fourth St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone 734.665.9135, Fax 734.665.4370
E-mail: lslee@glc.org
Web: http://www.glc.org