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GLIN==> Save the Date--Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body Meeting

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body would like to announce that its first meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CDT.  The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive.  The meeting will be free and open to the public and will include an opportunity for public comments.  A draft agenda for the meeting can be found at http://cglg.org/projects/water/docs/June-6-2006RegionalBodyMeeting--DraftAgenda5-10-06.pdf

The Regional Body was established by the Great Lakes Governors and Premiers when they signed the Great Lakes—St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement on December 13, 2005.  The Agreement details how the States and Provinces will work together to manage and protect the Great Lakes—St. Lawrence River Basin and provides a framework for each State and Province to enact laws protecting the Basin.  Among its other duties, the purpose of the Regional Body is to perform any functions necessary to implement the Agreement.  Further information on the Agreement and the Regional Body can be found at http://www.cglg.org/projects/water/annex2001Implementing.asp

While not required, advance registration is appreciated.  To register in advance, please e-mail Lisa Wojnarowski at lwojnarowski@cglg.org with your name and organization (if applicable). 


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