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GLIN==> Great Lakes Commission News Briefs: August 20, 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
August 20, 2007
2007 Annual Meeting to focus on climate change, water conservation
"Sustainable Living on the Lakes" will be the focus of the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 1-2 in Chicago, Ill. More

Delegation conveys regional views on ballast water legislation
A delegation from the Great Lakes Commission went to Washington, D.C., at the end of July to urge Congress to enact ballast water legislation to protect the Great Lakes and other waters against biological pollution. More

Illinois ratifies Great Lakes Compact
Illinois has become the second Great Lakes state to ratify the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. More

Low lake levels focus attention on St. Clair River
Great Lakes Commission hydrologist Roger Gauthier discusses the possible impact of an enlarged St. Clair River on lake levels in a radio interview on Detroit station WJR. More

Marketing dredged sediment for beneficial use
A new initiative by the Great Lakes Commission will help to find commercial applications for dredged sediments, thereby helping to free up space in confined disposal facilities and reduce the need for new ones. More

Advocacy updates online
A new "Current Advocacy" page has been added to the Great Lakes Commission web site. More
Featured project - Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species
The Great Lakes Commission provides staffing for the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS), established in 1991 to prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes. More
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