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 report on the feasibility and economic advantages of improving or developing a waterway from the St. Lawrence River to the Hudson River.
A Reference to report on the measures or works necessary above the Niagara Falls to permit compliance with the IJC's recommendations under Docket 64 and to report if flows over the Falls could be less than specified under the Niagara Treaty of 1950 without detriment to the scenic beauty of the Falls
Applications by the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario and Power Authority of the State of New York to construct the Niagara Falls Control Structures recommended by the IJC under Docket 74.
A Reference to determine whether transboundary pollution of the Rainy River or Lake of the Woods was occurring; to determine the extent, causes and location of pollution; and to recommend mitigation measures.
A Reference to estimate the cost of developing the international tidal power potential of Passamaquoddy Bay jointly between the United States and Canada. Also, to determine the economic feasibility of the project and its effects on the local and national economies.
A Reference to study the development of water resources in the St. Croix River basin and to recommend actions for the use, conservation, and regulation of the basin\'s waters.
A second Application by the U.S. for approval to construct the Libby Dam and Reservoir was made with a new design and a new location to overcome local objections to the proposal under Docket 65.
An Application by the Creston Reclamation Company Limited and the Duck Lake Dyking District to make modifications to the 1950 Order (Docket 62).
A Reference to determine whether the level of Lake Ontario could be regulated to reduce extremes in high and low water levels and to study the factors affecting the fluctuations of water levels.
Applications were made by the two Governments for approval to proceed with the construction and operation St. Lawrence Power Project to generate power in the international section of the St. Lawrence River.