Interim Report: Lakes Champlain and Memphremagog Nutrient Loading and Harmful Algal Bloom Reference


On October 19, 2017, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and the United States Department of State (DOS) gave the International Joint Commission (IJC) a reference, in accordance with Article IX of the Boundary Waters Treaty, to make recommendations that would support current efforts to reduce nutrient loading and the occurrence of harmful algal blooms (HABs) in lakes Champlain and Memphremagog. This report satisfies the goverments’ request for updates on progress within one year of receipt of the reference.

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