Dockets - Applications & References

IJC work is undertaken by way of applications and references which are organized by docket. Key documents such as letters from governments assigning work to the IJC, Task Force or Study Board reports to the IJC, and final reports and letters from the IJC to the governments are available from the website.
A Reference to provide advice and recommendations on unmet meteorological, hydrologic, and hydraulic data needs to improve the Great Lakes data collection network.
A Reference to establish an advisory board to assist the IJC with its continuing responsibilities regarding Great Lakes water supplies, levels and flows and for the Commission to provide advice on unmet data needs.
A Reference to examine water quality of the Poplar River including the transboundary water quality implications of a thermal power station in Saskatchewan.
An Application by Canada for Richelieu River flood control works including dredging of the Richelieu River channel and construction of a fixed-crest weir at St. Jean, Quebec.
An Application by the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority to construct the Toussaint Causeway and effect partial closure of a section of the St. Lawrence River because of an increasing number of accidents to downbound vessels entering Iroquois Lock.
A Reference to examine the potential pollution of transboundary waters by Garrison Diversion Unit, in North Dakota.
A Reference to examine and report the state of air quality in the Detroit-Windsor and Port Huron-Sarnia areas on an ongoing basis.
An Application by the Government of the United States for an amendment to the 1914 Orders under Dockets 6 and 8 for Emergency Regulation of Lake Superior to relieve the critical high water conditions on the lower Great Lakes by reducing lake outflows through the St. Marys River power canals.
A Reference to investigate and report on the feasibility and desirability of regulating the flooding of the Richelieu River in Quebec for the purpose of alleviating flooding in the Richelieu River and Lake Champlain.
The Governments of Canada and the United States on April 15, 1972, entered into an Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and asked the IJC to assist in implementation of this Agreement.