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Between Editions

February 2008

 

In this Issue:

Report Calls for Improved Great Lakes Governance

Seaway Study Misses Opportunity to Foster Sustainable Shipping

A Future for Green Chemistry: Teleconference

Forum to Discuss Future of Lake Erie

New Ballast Regulations a Step in Right Direction

A Coalition: Bringing Different Voices Together

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Report Calls for Improved Great Lakes Governance

Great Lakes United released a report in January describing how governance structures have stalled progress on protecting and restoring the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River ecosystem.

Click to find out more about this report....

Seaway Study Misses Opportunity to Foster Sustainable Shipping

Great Lakes United and 43 allies submitted a letter to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers outlining how the recent Great Lakes St. Lawrence River Study missed an enormous opportunity to develop a blueprint for a sustainable shipping system.

Click to read about the letter....

A Future for Green Chemistry: Teleconference

Michael Wilson will be presenting the results of his study on the feasibility of green chemistry in the Great Lakes.

Click to learn more about the teleconference...

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Forum to Discuss Future of Lake Erie

As part of the Lakewide Management Plan for Lake Erie, a public forum is being to tell discuss opportunities to improve water quality, protect wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and recreational/educational opportunities.

Click to learn more about the forum...

New Ballast Regulations a Step in Right Direction

The St. Lawrence Seaway Corporation is introducing new regulations that will tighten protections against invasive species, but it does not go far enough to fix the problems and significant loopholes will dampen the effect.

Click to learn more the new regulations....

A Coalition: Bringing Different Voices Together

Great Lakes United is the only binational coalition of individuals and organizations protecting the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River ecosystem. Our strength is dependent upon your support.

Click to learn more about how you can support our efforts...

 

 

 

 

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Brent Gibson

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bgibson@glu.org | www.glu.org

 

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