News Releases

The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced that it has been asked to carry out two tasks related to its 2013 Plan of Study on flooding in the Lake Champlain Richelieu River basin.*
The International Joint Commission (IJC) recently issued a new supplementary order of approval for the regulation of Lake Superior outflows and transmitted it to its International Lake Superior Board of Control.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today expressed empathy for Toledo area residents affected by water contamination caused by toxins from excessive algae growth in Lake Erie and reiterated its call for action on reducing nutrient loading that contributes to the hazard.
The International Lake of the Woods Basin Water Quality Plan of Study Team has released a draft Plan of Study today and is inviting public comment.
During the week of July 14-18, 2014 Commissioners of the International Joint Commission (IJC) will be making site visits of projects under IJC jurisdiction in the Kootenay and St. Mary-Milk Rivers transboundary region. 
The Lake Woods Water Sustainability Foundation (LOWWSF) and the International Joint Commission (IJC) are pleased to announce the release of the Rainy-Lake of the Woods State of the Basin Report, Second Edition.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced that Plan 2014 is the preferred option for regulating water levels and flows of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Sixteen indicators of Great Lakes health, composed of 41 separate measures, are recommended as tools to assess progress toward cleaning up and protecting the lakes under a report released today by the International Joint Commission (IJC).
The International Joint Commission today released the report, A Balanced Diet for Lake Erie: Reducing Phosphorus Loadings and Harmful Algal Blooms. 
On Thursday, February 27, 2014, the International Joint Commission will release the report of the Lake Erie Ecosystem Priority – A Balanced Diet for Lake Erie:  Reducing Phosphorus Loadings and Harmful Algal Blooms.