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|Titre||Description||Organization||Date published||Content Type|
|List of invasive species in the Great Lakes||
A list of invasive species discovered in the Great Lakes, including species and discovery information.
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||Mar 18 2008||Factsheet|
|Ontario Zebra Mussel Distribution||
A map showing the spread of zebra mussels across Ontario.
|Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters||Mar 18 2008||Factsheet|
|A Resolution in support of Ecological Separation of the Mississippi and Great Lakes basins (Advisors to the GLFC)||
A joint resolution from the U.S. and Canadian advisors to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission supporting the ecological separation of the Mississippi River basin from teh Great Lakes basin, and calling upon the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to support this position. The resolution also expressses frustration that aquatic invasive species continue to menace the Great Lakes ecosystem after decades of experience with the ecological, social, and economic devastation to the Great Lakes region by exotic species such as sea lamprey, zebra mussels, and the more than 180 other species that have invaded and continue to invade the Great Lakes as a result of legislative and regulatory inaction, and call for immediate implementation of the recommendations of the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration to address all major invasive species pathways.
|Advisors to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission||Mar 25 2010||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|Resolution Calling for a Coordinated Great Lakes Water Quantity Advisory Board||
Resolution before Great Lakes United membership in the 2011 Annual Meeting.
|Algonquin Eco Watch||Great Lakes United resolution|
|Resolution to restore Lake Michigan/Huron water levels to pre-1962 conditions||
A resolution before the Great Lakes United membership in the 2011 Annual Meeting.
|Algonquin Eco Watch||Great Lakes United resolution|
|Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act sign on||
The undersigned Great Lakes organizations are writing in strong support of bill H.R. 3049/ S.1402 the Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act. We support listing Asian carp (black, bighead and silver) as injurious under the Lacey Act and protecting the Great Lakes by closing a major loophole in the trade regime.
|Alliance for the Great Lakes; Biodiversity Project ; Clean Water Action; Eastern Surfing Association - Great Lakes District; Environmental Advocates of New York; Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund; Great Lakes United; Illinois Council of Trout Unlimited; Izaak Walton League – Bush Lake Chapter; Izaak Walton League - Dwight Lydell Chapter; Izaak Walton League - Michigan Division; Izaak Walton League - Minnesota Division; Izaak Walton League - New York Division; Michigan United Conservation Clubs; National Wildlife Federation; Ohio Environmental Council;||Nov 28 2005||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|Letter: National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2005||
The undersigned Great Lakes organizations are writing to support the approach taken within the National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2005 (S. 770, H.R. 1591, H.R. 1592) and express concern with the Ballast Water Management Act of 2005 (S. 363). We applaud your ongoing commitment to finding a comprehensive federal solution to the problem of invasive species in the Great Lakes and nationwide. While state and regional actions against invasive species vectors are critical to establishing a fully protective framework, we believe a coordinated, comprehensive, and national approach is the preferred long-term means of stopping new invasive species from penetrating U.S. borders. We have also attached recommendations from the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration process to strengthen several aspects of these important bills.
|Alliance for the Great Lakes; Biodiversity Project; Eastern Surfing Association; Environmental Advocates of New York; Great Lakes United; Illinois Council of Trout Unlimited; Michigan Environmental Council; Minnesota Conservation Federation; National Wildlife Federation; Ohio Environmental Council; Public Interest Research Group; Save the River; Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council||Jul 18 2005||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|Comments: Proposed Rulemaking and Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Standards for Living Organisms in Ships’ Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters||
Comments in regard to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Standards for Living Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. Waters, Docket No. USCG-2001-10486. The comments are co-signed by Alliance for the Great Lakes, Great Lakes United, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, Natural Resources Defense Council, and the National Wildlife Federation, in consultation with the Conservation Law Center, Inc.
|Alliance for the Great Lakes; Great Lakes United; Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition; Natural Resources Defense Council; National Wildlife Federation||Dec 3 2009||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|The Use and Regulation of Mercury in Automobiles||
Notes from a presentation at Great Lakes United's 2001 workshop, "Extended Producer Responsibility and the Automotive Industry". In this presentation how to deal with mercury switches is explored.
|Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers||Nov 3 2008||Conference proceedings|
|Release: Groups Warn of Radioactive Waste Shipping Risks on Great Lakes||Beyond Nuclear, Great Lakes United||Sep 16 2010||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|The Buffalo River: A Community-Driven Effort||
A history of the Buffalo River AOC and the unique partnership between Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper and EPA to clean it up.
|Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper||Jun 12 2009||Multimedia (image, video, audio, PowerPoint)|
|Promoting EPR in the Civil Society||
Notes from a presentation at Great Lakes United's 2001 workshop, "Extended Producer Responsibility and the Automotive Industry". In this presentation the possibilities for EPR adoption are explored.
|Canadian Auto Workers||Feb 21 2001||Conference proceedings|
|The Fate of the Great Lakes: Sustaining or Draining the Sweetwater Seas?||
This report explores the history of water use and diversion in the Great Lakes, the policy framework that directs action, and the threats facing the Great Lakes from irresponsible water use. It provides recommendations to better conserve and protect the Great Lakes.
|Canadian Environmental Law Association; Great Lakes United||Feb 10 1997||Report|
|Resolution for Consideration - Water as a Human Right||
Two resolutions, submitted by the Canadian Auto Workers Local 88 Environment Committee and by Save Our Saugeen Shores, Inc. for consideration in the 2012 Annual Meeting of Great Lakes United.
|CAW Local 88 Environment Committee, Save Our Saugeen Shores, Inc.||Sep 19 2012||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|Official Environmental Assessment Documents about Radioactive Steam Generators||CCNR||Report|
|A Critique of CNSC’s Presentation to Owen Sound City Council||
A Critique of CNSC’s Presentation to Owen Sound City Council on Bruce Power's Transport Plans for 16 Radioactive Steam Generators to be Shipped from Owen Sound to Sweden.
|Municipal garbage crisis||
Powerpoint presentation from "Shifting the Balance", a workshop exploring Extended Producer Responsibility. This presentation explores how an effective EPR program would mitigate the crisis of municipal waste management.
|Citizen's Network on Waste Management||Mar 4 2004||Multimedia (image, video, audio, PowerPoint)|
|Principles of EPR and EPR toolkit||
Powerpoint presentation from "Shifting the Balance", a workshop exploring Extended Producer Responsibility. This presentation explores the principles of EPR and presents a toolkit on promoting EPR practices.
|Clean Production Action||Apr 3 2004||Multimedia (image, video, audio, PowerPoint)|
|The Pollution of Pisces: Fish Advisories and Chemical Contaminants in the Great Lakes States||
Fish advisories are warnings to the public from state health departments and federal agencies that eating certain fish poses a danger to health because of chemical contamination. They provide graphic public testimony to the risks chemical contamination poses to local and regional ecosystems. The Great Lakes region of the United States contains a disproportionate share of the nations fish advisories. While the states bordering the Great Lakes account for 27 percent of the nations people, they are home to 75 percent of the nations fish advisories and 72 percent of all of the nations fish advisories due to POPs contamination. Fully 100 percent of the Great Lakes waters and their connecting waters are under advisories.
|Clean Water Fund; Ecology Center; Great Lake United; Lake Michigan Federation; Michigan Environmental Council; Sierrra Club Great Lakes Office||Nov 16 2000||Report|
|The Clean Car Campaign||
Notes from a presentation at Great Lakes United's 2001 workshop, "Extended Producer Responsibility and the Automotive Industry". In this presentation the successes and challenges of the Clean Car Campaign are explored.
|Clear Car Campaign||Feb 21 2001||Conference proceedings|
|EPR programs in Canada||
Powerpoint presentation from "Shifting the Balance", a workshop exploring Extended Producer Responsibility. This presentation is a province by province review of EPR programs in Canada.
|CM Consulting||Apr 3 2004||Multimedia (image, video, audio, PowerPoint)|
|Resolution opposing the construction of new nuclear reactor at Fermi Nuclear Complex on Lake Erie||
Resolution before Great Lakes United membership for the 2011 Annual Meeting.
|Coalition for a Nuclear Free Great Lakes||Great Lakes United resolution|
|Congressional Research Service: Memorandum on Proposed Shipment of Nuclear Steam Generators on the Great Lakes||Congressional Research Service||Letter, comment, or government submissions|
|Protecting the Great Lakes through the Annex Implementing Agreements||
Backgrounder from the Council of Great Lakes Governors on teh Annex Implementing Agreements process.
|Council of Great Lake Governors||Jun 18 2004||Factsheet|
|Frequently Asked Questions—Annex 2001 Implementing Agreements||
One page factsheet on frequently asked Annex questions.
|Council of Great Lakes Governors||Jun 18 2004||Factsheet|