Publications

IJC Content

Displaying 1 - 19 of 19.

Date
Precis
In 1913, a ground-breaking IJC monitoring study linked untreated sewage pollution to widespread disease in the Great Lakes. One hundred years later, the question remains whether nearshore fecal bacterial/microbial water quality is getting better or worse. While technology to prevent and track this...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
The Health Professionals Advisory Board (HPAB) has undertaken a human health review of selenium at the request of the International Joint Commission (IJC) and developed this technical report with the assistance of contractor Michael Kosnett. Selenium is an essential nutritional element that supports...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
The IJC’s Health Professional Advisory Board (HPAB) was created to provide advice to the Commission and its Boards about current and emergent clinical and public health issues in the area of environmental health. The HPAB will be responsive to requests from the IJC and other Boards and stakeholders...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
Governments exist to serve the people. With this in mind, the International Joint Commission presents its first triennial assessment of progress on Great Lakes water quality pursuant to Article 7.1 (k) of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA). This report provides advice and...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
Cyanotoxins are an unfortunate consequences of harmful algal blooms in fresh water systems in both Canada and the United States. This report is a literature review of the state of ecological and epidemiological science of cyanobacterial toxins with an emphasis on its relevance to conditions in the...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
The IJC has developed this draft triennial assessment report, informed by a larger staff developed technical appendix that includes fuller analyses, technical information, discussion of relevant science and references. This report and the staff technical appendix report will be revised after...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
Under Article 7.1 (k) of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission has a responsibility for “providing to the Parties, in consultation with the Boards established under Article 8, a triennial “Assessment of Progress Report.” The Commission has also requested advice...
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Precis
All comments received by the Health Professionals Advisory Board related to their interim Recommended Human Health Indicators for Assessment of Progress on the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement report
Bundle name
Publication
Date
Bundle name
Publication