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TEACH: Great Lakes Law & Policy

6 | Canadian and U.S. Laws and Agreements

Both the United States and Canada have agreements and policies independent of one another intended to protect the Great Lakes. These include the following:

Federal Water Policy
Canada Water Act
Fisheries Act
Navigable Waters Protection Act
Canada-Ontario Agreement

United States
Great Lakes Basin Compact, 1955
Great Lakes Fishery Act, 1956
Coastal Zone Management Act, 1972
Clean Water Act, 1977
Clean Air Act, amended 1990
Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act, 1990

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