International Joint Commission (IJC)
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IJC recommends comprehensive actions to keep toxic flame retardants out of Great Lakes
2018/07/12
Immediate Interim Phosphorus Targets Recommended for Lake of the Woods
2018/06/13
David Burden to lead IJC’s Great Lakes Regional Office
2018/06/01
IJC invites comment on the Governments’ Progress Report under the Canada-US Air Quality Agreement
2018/03/28
IJC approves order for water levels on Rainy and Namakan lakes to reduce flood peaks and provide ecological benefits
2018/03/07
IJC to make recommendations on nutrient loading and impacts in lakes Champlain and Memphremagog
2018/02/20
Comprehensive assessment shows current and past agricultural fertilizer and manure applications are largest single source of excess phosphorus to western Lake Erie basin
2018/02/13
IJC seeks input on two reports on effective watershed management plans to reduce nutrient pollution in Lake Erie
2018/02/06
IJC calls on governments to set specific targets to accelerate Great Lakes restoration, protect drinking water and eliminate releases of untreated sewage
2017/11/27
IJC launches study of flooding in Souris River basin
2017/09/14
IJC Public Hearings on the Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves August 16-18, 2017
2017/07/25
International Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves Study Board Submits its Final Report to the International Joint Commission
2017/07/06
IJC Announces Re-appointment of the Honourable Benoît Bouchard, P.C., O.C.
2017/06/29
IJC appoints International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board
2017/02/21
IJC Wants Public’s Thoughts, Concerns and Input on Great Lakes Water Quality at Six March Public Meetings
2017/02/16
IJC recommends Canada, US create binational plan to keep microplastics out of Great Lakes
2017/02/13
IJC Draft Report for Public Comment Assesses Governments’ Progress to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes
2017/01/18
IJC moves ahead with Plan 2014
2016/12/08
The IJC recommends strategy to reduce PBDE fire retardant chemicals in the Great Lakes
2016/11/30
IJC seeks input on binational approach to address microplastic pollution entering the Great Lakes
2016/10/12
International Joint Commission launches public consultations on progress by the governments to restore and protect the Great Lakes
2016/09/16
IJC to launch new studies of flooding in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River basin
2016/09/15
Sources of excessive nutrients in the transboundary Red-Assiniboine River Basin identified by binational research team
2016/07/14
IJC seeks comment on strategy to reduce PBDE fire retardant chemicals in the Great Lakes
2016/07/06
Great Lakes Protection is Critical, Canadian and American Residents Tell International Joint Commission
2016/04/14