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GLIN==> Great Lakes Commission News Briefs: April 17, 2008

Title: Great Lakes Commission News Briefs


Great Lakes Commission News Briefs

A monthly summary of issues, activities and events
at the Great Lakes Commission

April 17, 2008

Governor-brokered deal in Wisconsin marks important breakthrough for Great Lakes Compact
A compromise worked out with Wisconsin state legislators by Gov. Jim Doyle April 9 appears to have paved the way for passage of the measure in Wisconsin, and could help the process in Ohio. More

Newly formed Great Lakes Wind Collaborative plans first annual meeting in Buffalo
The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) will hold its 1st Annual Meeting May 6-7, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y. The meeting will provide an opportunity for interested stakeholders - states, provinces, industry, NGO's - to learn more about wind issues on a regional level and to build on lessons learned elsewhere. More

Congressional subcommittee to hold Green Bay hearing on Great Lakes water levels
The Great Lakes Commission will testify at a special field hearing on Great Lakes water levels to be conducted April 18 in Green Bay by the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. More

Lake St. Clair conference highlights restoration and protection efforts
The 4th Binational Lake St. Clair Conference held March 19-20 in Harrison Township, Mich., attracted more than 150 participants to discuss restoration and protection efforts for Lake St. Clair. More

Plans announced for International Submerged Lands Conference in October 2008
The Great Lakes Commission is hosting the 27th Annual International Submerged Lands Management Conference Oct. 26-28, 2008, at Northwestern Michigan College's Hagerty Center in Traverse City, Mich. More

Featured project: The Michigan Clean Water Corps
The Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) was created through an executive order by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm to assist the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in collecting and sharing water quality data for use in water resources management and protection programs. More

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