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 applauds Great Lakes provisions in water infrastructure legislation

The GLC sent a letter to Great Lakes Senators supporting provisions in America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S.2800), Senate legislation that strengthens important Great Lakes programs and addresses critical challenges.

GLC launches online portal for Great Lakes maritime jobs

The GLC recently launched a website for information about maritime careers on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.  The site provides information for job seekers and employers.  Submit your maritime job post today to be featured on the site’s job board!

GLC 2018 Legislative Priorities

The GLC’s 2018 legislative priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Administration that will create jobs, protect public health and revitalize struggling communities in the Great Lakes region. Additionally, state-specific materials  showcase individual states’ benefits.

Coalition released joint priorities for the Great Lakes

Prior to Great Lakes Day in Washington D.C., a coalition representing business, industry and environmental groups and states, cities and tribes released joint priorities for sustaining Great Lakes restoration and economic revitalization.

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.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula storm: “the new normal”

A Michigan Tech scientist says that following similar historic storm events in 2012 and 2016, the extreme weather that recently wreaked havoc on parts of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula “should be considered the new normal.” Read the full story by Great Lakes...

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