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Great Lakes Regional Collaboration News

The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration has announced the locations of
six public meetings to hear comments on its recently announced draft
strategy and to receive input on priority actions to restore the Great
Lakes.   The Draft Strategy to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes was
released for a 60-day public comment period on July 7th.   The strategy
may be reviewed on the collaboration's Web site at http://www.glrc.us

The scheduled meetings are:
July 28  -- Gary, Ind. -- Marquette Park Pavilion, 1 North Grand
Aug. 1 -- Grand Rapids, Mich. Grand Valley State University Loosemore
Aug. 4 -- Superior, Wis. (location to be announced)
Aug. 18 -- Detroit, Mich. Cobo Hall, Room W262, Riverfront Entrance
Aug. 23 -- Cleveland, Ohio (location to be announced)
Aug. 30 -- Buffalo, N.Y. (location to be announced)

All of the meetings will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. local time.
Locations for each meeting will be posted on the collaboration’s Web
site at http://www.glrc.us as they become final.    Although each
meeting will provide an opportunity for oral comments on the strategy,
only written comments will be considered.

Written comments may be submitted in three ways:
1. Submitted in electronic form (diskette, CDROM) or hard-copy at one of
the public meetings,
2. Submitted online via the Web site at http://www.glrc.us, or
3. Mailed to:     Comments Great Lakes Regional Collaboration
            c/o U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
            Great Lakes National Program Office
            77 W. Jackson Blvd. (G-17J)
            Chicago, IL 60604-3511

The deadline for comments is Sept. 9, 2005.

For more information contact:
Nancy Guiden, EPA, at (312) 353-5006, guiden.nancy@epa.gov or
David Ullrich, Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, Northeast
Midwest Institute, at (312) 201-4516, david.ullrich@nemw.orgXjywhםo+axjjڑ+bs^
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