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Contact: David Dolan Phone: (313) 226-2170 Ext. 6707 Council of Great Lakes Research Managers Hosts Public Meeting in Ann Arbor Do you have any opinions or ideas about Great Lakes science and research, ideas or thoughts about communicating research results to the public and others, and its special...
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Contact: Jennifer Day Phone: (313) 226-2170 Ext. 6733 The Great Lakes Science Advisory Board Hosts Public Meeting on the Grand Calumet Area of Concern Do you have any opinions or ideas about issues relevant to the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern? Are you interested in what others involved in the...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) released today a Plan of Study outlining the activities its International Red River Basin Task Force will be pursuing to reduce damages from future floods in the Red River basin. The Plan of Study incorporates comments received at public meetings in the basin...
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In order to provide relief from near-record low water levels on Lake St. Lawrence, the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control adopted a regulation strategy on August 19, 1998, that will reduce Lake Ontario outflows by approximately two percent below the regulation plan flow. The strategy...
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The International Joint Commission hereby announces the issuance of a Supplementary Order for Rainy Lake that permits a reduction in the minimum outflow from the current Order's average of 103.4 cubic metres per second (3,650 cubic feet per second) to 63.7 cubic metres per second (2,250 cubic feet...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) invites public comment on the final report of its Steering Committee that examined how water levels and flows in the St. Croix River system are regulated. Comment may be provided in writing by October 23, 1998 or at a public meeting to be held August 26 at 7...
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An International Joint Commission (IJC) review of the flood actions being undertaken by various jurisdictions in the Red River basin finds that governments are responding effectively to 40 recommendations made by the IJC in an interim report released in January 1998. The IJC asked the states of...
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INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION Contacts: Windsor/Detroit: Jennifer Day 519-257-6733or313-226-2170 Washington, D.C.: Frank Bevacqua 202-736-9024 Ottawa: Fabien Lengellé 613-995-0088 U.S. AND CANADIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS MUST FULFILL OBLIGATIONS TO RESTORE AND PROTECT THE GREAT LAKES The federal...
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Contact: Frank Bevacqua 202.736.9024 International Joint Commission NamesDr. Gerald E. Galloway, Jr. as U.S. Section Secretary Dr. Gerald (Gerry) E. Galloway, Jr. has been chosen as the Secretary to the United States Section, International Joint Commission and will assume responsibilities on July 20...
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On June 19, 1998, the International Joint Commission decided that criterion (k) no longer applies to Lake Ontario outflows because the water supply conditions that triggered the provision no longer exist. Criterion (k) is a provision in the Commission's Order of Approval that applies when water...
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Contact: Windsor/Detroit Jennifer Day (519) 257-6733Or (313) 226-2170 ext. 6733 Ottawa Fabien Lengellé (613) 995-0088 Washington Frank Bevacqua (202) 736-9024 International Great Lakes Community to Meet in Milwaukee to Discuss Great Lakes Water Quality at 1999 Biennial Forum of the International...
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Contact Frank BevacquaFabien Lengellé Washington, D.C.Ottawa, Ontario (202) 736-9024(613) 995-0088 Reductions in Lake Ontario Outflows Madeto Relieve Downstream Flooding Exceptionally warm weather, beginning this past weekend, resulted in rapid snow melt, high inflows and a sudden rise in water...
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Contact Jennifer Day In Canada (519) 257-6733In the U.S. (313) 226-2170 ext. 6733 International Joint Commission Releases Special Report on Pollution Cleanup Efforts in Great Lakes Areas of Concern In order to facilitate the cleanup of all Areas of Concern around the Great Lakes basin, the...
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Without regular government inspection, the International Joint Commission (the Commission) does not know if all dams along the U.S.-Canada border are safe. The Commission has found that some dams and dykes along the border in Canada are not subject to regular government inspections and that...
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Contact Frank BevacquaFabien Lengellé Washington, D.C.Ottawa, Ontario (202) 736-9024(613) 995-0088 Heavy Rains and Ice AffectRegulation of Lake Ontario Outflows The ice storm of January 5-9 brought near record quantities of water to Lake Ontario and raised its water level dramatically. At the peak...
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Contact Frank BevacquaFabien Lengellé WashingtonOttawa (202) 736-9024(613) 995-0088 IJC Task Force InventoriesRadionuclides in the Great Lakes Most monitoring activities in the Great Lakes basin are inadequate for tracking how radionuclides move through the ecosystem, according to the International...
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Contact Frank BevacquaFabien Lengellé Washington, D.C.Ottawa, Ontario (202) 736-9024(613) 995-0088 International Joint Commission Seeks Relief for Shoreline Communities in Setting Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flows The International Joint Commission today invoked criterion (k) of its Orders of...
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Contact Frank BevacquaFabien Lengellé Washington, D.C.Ottawa, Ontario (202) 736-9024(613) 995-2984 International Joint Commission to Hold Public Meetings on Flooding in the Red River Basin The International Joint Commission (IJC) will hold five public meetings to consult with residents of the Red...
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Contact Frank Bevacqua Fabien Lengellé Washington, D.C. Ottawa, Ontario (202) 736-9024 (613) 995-2984 Report on Red River Flooding Calls For Improved Canada-U.S. Coordination An interim report by the International Joint Commission (IJC) recommends improved coordination between the United States and...
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ContactFrank Bevacqua Washington (202) 736-9024Fabien Lengellé Ottawa (613) 995-0088Jennifer Day Windsor (519) 257-6733(313) 226-2170, ext. 6733 The International Joint Commission Looks Ahead The International Joint Commission has released its vision of its future role in the preservation and...
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Contact: Jennifer Day Windsor, ON (519) 257-6733 Bruce Kirschner Windsor, ON (519) 257-6710 International Joint Commission Makes Recommendations on Government Cleanup Efforts on the Detroit River In order to facilitate cleanup of the Detroit River, the International Joint Commission (IJC) today...
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Contact Frank Bevacqua International Joint Commission (202) 736-9024 Fabien Lengellé International Joint Commission (613) 995-0088 John Kangas International St. Lawrence River Board of Control (312) 353-4333 Ed Eryuzlu International St. Lawrence River Board of Control (613) 990-5617 Public Meetings...
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Jennifer Day Windsor, ON (313) 226-2170 ext. 6733 Bruce Kirschner Windsor, ON (313) 226-2170 ext. 6710 Michael Gilbertson Windsor, ON (313) 226-2170 ext. 6706 International Joint Commission Hosts Cleveland Conference on Human Health and Aquatic Life Effects of Toxic Substances Human health effects...
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Council of Great Lakes Research Managers Public Meeting Thursday, October 30, 1997, 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Public Comment Period) The International Joint Commission has called on all of the Commission's Boards to hold at least one public meeting annually to report on their work and to receive the views of...
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WHAT: A roundtable discussion on how to measure and celebrate incremental progress for the Great Lakes will be held among the International Joint Commission's Great Lakes Water Quality Board, stakeholders involved in the Lake Superior Binational Program, the Lake Superior LaMP and RAPs, and other...
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Contact Frank BevacquaWashington, D.C.(202) 736-9024 Fabien LengelléOttawa, Ontario(613) 995-0088 International Joint Commission NamesInternational Red River Basin Task Force The International Joint Commission has appointed an International Red River Basin Task Force to undertake a binational...
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For Release August 18, 1997 Contact: Frank Bevacqua Washington, D.C. (202) 736-9024 Fabien Lengellé Ottawa, Ontario (613) 995-0088 International Joint Commission Ends Criterion (k) Operationsfor Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flows Because water supply conditions for setting Lake Ontario outflows...
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The federal governments of both Canada and the United States have written to the International Joint Commission (the Commission) asking it to examine and report on the causes and effects of the flooding in the Red River basin and to make recommendations on the means of reducing future risks from...
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The International Joint Commission announced today that it has appointed James T. Bernier of Watertown, New York to serve as a member of its International St. Lawrence River Board of Control. Mr. Bernier succeeds John Spence, who has retired from the ten-member board. Mr. Bernier is a licensed...
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Contact: Jennifer Day Windsor, Ontario (519) 257-6733 John Hartig Windsor, Ontario (519) 257-6711 International Joint Commission Hosts Workshop on the Management of Contaminated Sediment Sediment found at the bottom of tributary rivers, harbors and connecting channels throughout the Great Lakes and...
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Contact Frank Bevacqua Washington, D.C. (202) 736-9024 Fabien Lengellé Ottawa, Ontario (613) 995-0088 International Joint Commission Examines Red River Flooding (Ottawa/Washington.) May 16, 1997. Chairmen of the United States and Canadian Sections of the International Joint Commission (IJC) will...
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Contact Frank Bevacqua Washington, D.C. (202) 736-9024 Fabien Lengellé Ottawa, Ontario (613) 995-0088 St. Lawrence River Conditions Limit Lake Ontario Outflows High Lake Ontario outflows continue, but have not been as high as the record flows set in February and March this year because of near-flood...
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We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the newest video of the International Joint Commission, FULFILLING THE PROMISE. In our continued efforts to provide Great Lakes educational materials for students of all ages and to increase awareness of the International Joint Commission, we are...
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Contact Frank BevacquaFabien Lengellé Washington, D.C.Ottawa, Ontario (202) 736-9024(613) 995-0088 International Joint Commission Asks the United States and Canada toMandate Sulfur Content of Gasoline at Current California Standards To realize the benefits of new voluntary initiatives to reduce...
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Contact Frank Bevacqua Washington, D.C. (202) 736-9024 Fabien Lengellé Ottawa, Ontario (613) 995-0088 Outflows From Lake Ontario Set Records for February and Early March Outflows from Lake Ontario during the month of February and first two weeks of March set new records for this time of year...
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Contact Frank Bevacqua Washington, D.C. (202) 736-9024 Fabien Lengellé Ottawa, Ontario (613) 995-0088 Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flows IncreasedAfter Stable Ice Cover Forms Outflows from Lake Ontario have increased steadily since January 31, 1997, when formation of a stable ice cover on the St...
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Contact: Frank Bevacqua Washington, D.C. (202)736-9024 Fabien Lengellé Ottawa (613)995-0088 International Joint Commission Seeks Relief for Shoreline Communities in Setting Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flows The International Joint Commission invoked criterion (k) of its Orders of Approval for...
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Contact: Windsor/Detroit Bruce Kirschner (519)257-6710 or (313)226-2170 Ottawa Geoff Thornburn (613)995-2984 Washington Frank Bevacqua (202)736-9024 More Data and Information Needed inLake Superior Lakewide Management Plan Completion of the problem definition for Critical Pollutant loadings to Lake...
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Contact: Windsor/Detroit Marty Bratzel (519)257-6701 or (313)226-2170 Ottawa Geoff Thornburn (613)995-2984 Washington Frank Bevacqua (202)736-9024 International Joint Commission Announces Expanded Public Consultation For the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Expanded public consultation is...
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John McDonald, International Joint Commission 519-257-6712 INTERNATIONAL AIR QUALITY ADVISORY BOARD AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TASK FORCE TO HOST JOINT PUBLIC MEETING Are you concerned about the adverse health effects that air pollution may be causing in your community? The Health Professionals Task...
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Contact Windsor/Detroit Bruce Kirschner 519-257-6710 or 313-226-2170 Ottawa Geoff Thornburn 613-995-2984 Washington, D.C. Frank Bevacqua 202-736-9024 INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION ANNOUNCES ASSESSMENT OF DETROIT RIVER AREA OF CONCERN The International Joint Commission will launch a new approach to...
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The Great Lakes Science Advisory Boardof the International Joint Commissioninvites your participation in a public meeting on Issues of Scientific Relevance to the Development and Implementationof the Detroit River Remedial Action Plan The meeting will be held at the River Place Hotel 1000 River...
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David Dolan, International Joint Commission519-257-6707 Canada313-226-2170 United States Council of Great Lakes Research Managers Invites Your Participation at November 5 Public Meeting How can the Great Lakes research community combine efforts and develop cost-saving strategies to continue its...
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INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSIONWindsor/Detroit: Jennifer Day 519-257-6733 or 313-226-2170Ottawa: Fabien Lengellé 613-995-0088Washington, D.C.: Frank Bevacqua 202-736-9024 GOVERNMENTS MUST MAINTAIN COMMITMENTS AND ACTION TO REACH GOALS OF GREAT LAKES WATER QUALITY AGREEMENT Governments must maintain...
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The International Joint Commission today released its report to the Governments of Canada and the United States on public comments received on the 1991 Canada-United States Air Quality Agreement and its implementation. Public comment suggests that the Agreement, is a broad enough framework to...
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