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There were few surprises regarding how the plans used to regulate the outflows from Lake Superior and Lake Ontario performed during the record high rainfall and high water conditions of 2017.

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed 13 people from the United States and Canada to the Champlain Study Advisory Group (CSAG) for the study of nutrient loading and impacts in Lake Champlain and Missisquoi Bay.

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed 12 people from the United States and Canada to the Memphremagog Study Advisory Group (MSAG) for the study of nutrient loading and impacts in Lake Memphremagog.

In a letter report to the governments of Canada and the United States, released today, the International Joint Commission (IJC) makes five recommendations urging comprehensive and integrated…

In a letter report to the governments of Canada and the United States, released today, the International Joint Commission (IJC) makes five recommendations urging comprehensive and integrated actions to keep PBDEs and other flame retardants from entering the waters of the Great Lakes. 

Following a presentation from the International Rainy – Lake of the Woods Watershed Board in Washington D.C., the International Joint Commission endorsed and submitted the Board’s recommendations for immediate interim phosphorus reductions in Lake of the Woods to the Governments of Canada and…

Following a presentation from the International Rainy – Lake of the Woods Watershed Board in Washington D.C., the International Joint Commission endorsed and submitted the Board’s recommendations for immediate interim phosphorus reductions in Lake of the Woods to the Governments of Canada and the…

The International Joint Commission is very pleased to announce that Mr. David Burden has accepted the position of Director of the Commission’s Great Lakes Regional Office and will lead the binational regional office for the next four years.

The International Joint Commission is very pleased to announce that Mr. David Burden has accepted the position of Director of the Commission’s Great Lakes Regional Office and will lead the binational regional office for the next four years.

The International Joint Commission (IJC) invites public comment on the U.S. and Canadian governments' 2016 Progress Report under the Canada-United States 1991 Air Quality Agreement.