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Comments on charge questions due Nov. 18

Comments on the charge questions presented to the Great Lakes Advisory Board are due Wed., Nov. 18, 2020 

See Great Lakes Advisory Board for details.

Recent News

  • Great Waters Research Collaborative: Quality Data with a Freshwater Perspective November 20, 2020

    The Great Waters Research Collaborative is offering $1,825,000 to incentivize a project partnership between Great Lakes vessels and manufacturers of market-available, type-approved ballast water management system manufacturers. Proposals are due Feb. 11, 2021.

  • Two people power washing a barge. November 18, 2020

    The St. Louis River Area of Concern is one step closer to delisting following completion of a contaminated sediment clean-up project at AZCON/Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s Slip in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. The project removed or capped over 55,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment.

  • sunset over green landscape November 17, 2020

    The U.S. Forest Service is awarding nearly $4.5 million in grants to support 27 Great Lakes forest and coastal ecosystem restoration projects.

  • a line of people working at restoring vegetation on the bank of a river October 30, 2020

    In New York, the Great Lakes Commission has worked to restore nearly two miles of shoreline and twenty acres of habitat at eight sites along the lower Buffalo River, supported by NOAA through Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding.

  • engineers installing a check valve in a pipe in a ravine October 28, 2020

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ electric fish barriers deter the movement of Asian carp and other aquatic nuisance species from passing through the Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal and into the Great Lakes. But did you know there were a handful of other sites identified along the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin divide as having a moderate likelihood for the transfer of species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and partners came together to create a barrier at one of these sites that would effectively prevent the transfer of invasive carp species between basins.