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A noted industry leader will share his perspective on the role of industry in restoring Great Lakes water quality, and related issues, with participants at the International Joint Commission's (IJC) 1999 Great Lakes Water Quality Forum to be held September 24-26, at the Midwest Express Center in...
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On April 30, 1999, the International Joint Commission (IJC) issued an Order of Approval for the proposed expansion of the Peace Bridge over the Niagara River. In issuing this Order of Approval, the IJC notes that the issues within its jurisdiction, including potential effects on water levels and...
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Come learn about and discuss Great Lakes issues and participate in government at work at the 1999 Great Lakes Water Quality Forum being held September 24-26, 1999 at the Midwest Express Center, Milwaukee. The meeting is being hosted by the International Joint Commission (IJC) as part of its biennial...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) will hold public hearings in Ottawa, Washington and 10 cities in the Great Lakes basin in September and October to solicit public and official comment on the interim recommendations contained in its interim report, "Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes...
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In its interim report under the Water Uses Reference, released today, the International Joint Commission (IJC) recommends that, for the next six months while the IJC completes its investigation, U.S. and Canadian federal, state and provincial governments should not authorize or permit any new bulk...
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Following a multi-year investigation, the International Joint Commission (IJC) concluded today that the studies do not support changes to its Orders of Approval for the operation of dams in the St. Croix River basin. The studies, initiated in response to concerns raised by stakeholders in the basin...
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The International Air Quality Advisory Board (IAQAB) has submitted its24th Progress Report on transboundary air quality to the International Joint Commission (IJC). Consistent with the direction advocated in the IJC's "The IJC and the 21stCentury," how the IJC can be of greater assistance to the...
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Please note that the International Joint Commission (IJC) has changed the schedule for its previously announced public hearing due to the high level of interest in the issue. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment on the review of the IJC's Orders for Rainy and Namakan Lakes prior...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) today released a directive that creates a Study Team and directs it to develop a detailed Plan of Studies for reviewing the operation of the structures controlling the flows and levels of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River system. In 1996, the IJC's...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) will hold a public hearing on the review of its Orders for Rainy and Namakan Lakes prior to deciding on whether to amend the Orders. The IJC has received a draft final report from its International Rainy Lake Board of Control making recommendations on the...
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On April 30, 1999, the International Joint Commission (IJC) published itsreport regarding potential transboundary impacts of the proposed redevelopment and expansion of Sir Adam Beck Power Generating Stations on the Niagara River, requested by the U.S. and Canadian Governments. The proposed...
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The Toronto And Region Conservation Authority5 Shoreham Drive, Downsview, Ontario M3N 1S4 ° Phone (416) 661-6600 ° Fax (416) 661-3229 ° http://www.trca.on.ca FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Sonya Meek Toronto & Region Conservation Phone: (416) 661-6600, ext 253 Fax: (416) 661-6898 E-mail...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) will begin a major investigation of how Canada and the United States use the waters along their common border by holding public hearings in eight cities on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. Times and locations are provided below. On February 10, the...
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Release Date: February 18, 1999 Contacts: Jennifer Day Windsor, ON (519) 257-6733 Bruce Kirschner Windsor, ON (519) 257-6710 International Joint Commission Recommends Actions on Restoration Activities for the St. Marys River The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announces findings and...
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IJC to investigate water use, diversion and removal policies The United States and Canadian federal governments today asked the International Joint Commission (IJC) to examine and report on the use, diversion and removal of waters along the common border. The governments noted that "boundary water...
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Complete exhibitor information is now available. Please email Chuck Stoffle to reserve your space. In conjunction with the International Joint Commission's 1999 Biennial Forum on Great Lakes Water Quality, the first Great Lakes Environmental Expo will be held at the New Midwest Express Center in...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced that it has decided not to adopt Plan 1998 for the regulation of Lake Ontario outflows at this time. After full consideration of issues raised during public comment, the IJC determined that it does not have sufficient information on the...
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Prime Minister Jean Chrétien visited the Canadian Section of the International Joint Commission (IJC) today to join Commissioners and staff in celebrating the 90th anniversary of the signing of the Boundary Waters Treaty, the treaty under which the IJC was created. Prime Minister Chrétien, among...
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On Monday, January 11, 1999, the International Joint Commission (IJC) will celebrate 90 years of helping the United States and Canada to cooperatively address shared environmental concerns and looks to the future with initiatives to help address the environmental challenges of the 21st century. The...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) has been asked by the Governments of Canada and the United States to address two projects in the Niagara River pursuant to the terms of the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909. Peace Bridge Capacity Expansion Project On December 9, 1998, the IJC received an...
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The International Joint Commission (Commission) today released a Special Report on Transboundary Air Quality Issues prepared by its International Air Quality Advisory Board (IAQAB). It highlights many significant transboundary air quality issues facing Canada and the United States and makes a series...
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The United States and Canadian federal governments have asked the International Joint Commission (IJC) to further examine the international watershed approach as a mechanism to anticipate and respond to the range of water-related and other environmental challenges that are expected to occur as we...
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Contact: Bruce Kirschner Windsor, ON (519) 257-6710 Jennifer Day (519) 257-6733 International Joint Commission Reviews Cleanup Plan for Nipigon Bay The International Joint Commission (IJC) commends efforts by the localRemedial Action Plan (RAP) team in evaluating significant restoration activities...
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Contacts: Jennifer Day Windsor, Ontario (519) 257-6733 John Hartig Windsor, Ontario (519) 257-6711 George Espy Seventh Generation (440) 322-4187 International Joint Commission Hosts Symposium on the Black River "Protecting what's been Gained in the Black River," is the topic of a one-day public...
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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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