Our Work

Here’s some of the work we’re doing to ensure a healthy environment, strong economy and high quality of life for current and future generations.

GLC endorses action plan to address growing water infrastructure crisis

The GLC endorsed a joint action plan to address the growing water infrastructure crisis in the Great Lakes region. The plan outlines actions to address a backlog in needed upgrades and repairs to water-related infrastructure in the region over the next 20 years.

GLC awarded funding to restore Areas of Concern in Ohio and Michigan 

The GLC will support the design and restoration of valuable habitat in the Maumee River AOC in Ohio and the Clinton River AOC in Michigan, in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Great Lakes states, and local partners.

Green infrastructure grants available for small communities

The GLC is pleased to announce the RFP for the Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant Program, which will provide funding to help communities improve water quality, manage stormwater, and enhance community well-being.

Research papers on oil transportation in the Great Lakes region released

The GLC released three research papers it commissioned that focused on key aspects of oil transportation in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region.

Transforming Great Lakes data into useful information

Blue Accounting, a groundbreaking new initiative of the GLC and the Nature Conservancy, provides decision-makers with a big picture view of complex issues so they can allocate resources most efficiently.

New videos highlight impact of GLRI at Muskegon Lake, St. Marys River

The GLC and NOAA released videos highlighting the economic and environmental impact of work they are leading in Muskegon, Michigan, and at the Little Rapids portion of the St. Marys River.

Cash needed to reduce phosphorous in Lake Erie

London, Ontario wants to do its part to clean up Lake Erie, but it’s going to need some government cash to make it happen fast. A new plan aimed at reducing the amount of phosphorus that flows into the Thames River, and eventually Lake Erie, will head to committee...



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