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The International Joint Commission (IJC) today released "Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in the Great Lakes", a report proposing a strategy for federal, state and provincial governments to reduce the adverse effects of PBDEs on the environment.
Eighty-five percent of respondents believe protecting the Great Lakes is highly important, according to one of the largest surveys ever conducted on public perception of the world’s largest freshwater system.

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The International Joint Commission (IJC) today commended federal, state and provincial governments in the Great Lakes Basin for making enormous strides toward protecting the Great Lakes from water diversions and managing consumptive uses.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today releases its report A real-time flood forecasting and flood inundation mapping system for the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River watershed.
The International Joint Commission (IJC), concerned by the lack of sustained funding for the number of monitoring sites, is recommending in a report released today that the Canadian and U.S. governments provide stable long-term funding to monitor atmospheric deposition of mercury in the Great Lakes…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is requesting comments from the public on a draft report to enhance flood preparedness and warnings for Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River by December 10, 2015.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today released its Fourth Report to the Governments of Canada and the United States on the International Watersheds Initiative (IWI), which highlights achievements in developing tools, building capacity and supporting studies to aid local communities and…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce that it has appointed two U.S. and two Canadian residents of the Osoyoos Lake region to its International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control.