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The International Joint Commission will hold a series of roundtables, listening sessions and public meetings this summer and fall to hear from everyone about how the Great Lakes are faring, learn about actions that citizens are taking to restore and protect their part of the lakes, and discover…

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce that the appointment of Jane Corwin as US Section chair, and Robert Sisson and Lance Yohe as US Section Commissioners has been confirmed by the US Senate.

At a meeting of the International Joint Commission (IJC) yesterday, Commissioners Pierre Béland, Merrell-Ann Phare and F. Henry Lickers made a solemn declaration to faithfully and impartially perform the duties assigned under the Boundary Waters Treaty.

The Canadian Section of the International Joint Commission continues to operate while the US Section office in Washington, D.C., is closed due to a lapse in appropriations by the US government.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) has submitted its interim report to the Governments of Canada and the United States in response to the October 2017 request regarding the persistent issues of nutrient loading and harmful algal blooms in Missisquoi Bay, Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River…

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.