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GLIN==> Great Lakes Commission News Briefs: September 27, 2007

Title: Great Lakes Commission News Briefs
Great Lakes Commission News Briefs
A monthly summary of issues, activities and events
at the Great Lakes Commission
September 27, 2007
Climate change, renewable energy top annual meeting agenda
Dr. Rosina Bierbaum, vice chair of the United Nations Scientific Expert Group on Climate Change, will give the opening keynote address at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 1-2 in Chicago, speaking on the environmental challenges and economic opportunities presented by climate change in the Great Lakes. More

Workshop to focus on aging Great Lakes coastal infrastructure
The Great Lakes Commission and the NOAA Coastal Services Center will host a scoping workshop on the current condition and future viability of coastal protection infrastructure in the Great Lakes, Oct. 10-11 in Duluth, Minn. More

New York land-use roundtable focuses on Great Lakes region
The last in a series of state land-use roundtables conducted by the Great Lakes Commission was held Sept. 18 in Albany, N.Y. More

Third RDX conference to boost data exchange, management
The Great Lakes Commission will host the third Great Lakes Regional Data Exchange (RDX) Conference Oct. 29 in Ottawa, Ontario. More

Advocacy & Legislation -
This week, Great Lakes Commission senior project manager Katherine Glassner-Shwayder is scheduled to testify before a House subcommittee on invasive species from vectors other than ballast water. More
Featured project: Quebec Internships
Through an ongoing arrangement with the Québec government, several interns are being placed with the Great Lakes Commission for six-month assignments focusing on water quality management and binational Great Lakes environmental policy. More
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