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The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced the start of a public comment period on a consultants’ review of recommendations made in the 2000 IJC report, Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes.
Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky will headline an evening dedicated to the incomparable freshwater resources of the Great Lakes on Wednesday, May 13 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce the creation of a new Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee. 
The International Joint Commission (IJC) strongly recommends that the governments of Canada and the United States undertake all 32 projects identified in the final Plan of Study it has delivered to them to address the complex water quality challenges facing the Lake of the Woods Basin.
Patricia A. "Trish" Morris, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been named director of the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Regional Office (GLRO) in Windsor, Ontario.
At a meeting of the International Joint Commission (IJC) today in Washington D.C., Commissioner Richard A. Morgan made a solemn declaration to faithfully and impartially perform the duties assigned under the Boundary Waters Treaty.
A report proposing five indicators to assess the potential risk to human health from use of Great Lakes waters has been submitted to the Canadian and United States governments by the International Joint Commission (IJC). 
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced that it has appointed a bi-national technical working group to assist it in carrying out tasks related to flood plain delineation in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River basin. 
International Joint Commissioner’s Dereth Glance and Benoit Bouchard, will attend the Sustaining the St. Croix Watershed: Research, Partnerships, and Action science forum being held at the Huntsman Marine Sciences Center, just outside of St. Andrews-by the Sea in New Brunswick, November 20 and 21st.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced a 30-day public comment period on the International Lake of the Woods Basin Water Quality Plan of Study. The plan of study will guide the IJC in making recommendations to the Governments of Canada and the United States for a water quality…