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.


The Advisor

The December 2021 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes news from the GLC, an update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, information about the recently-released action plan for growing the Blue Economy, and more.


GLC applauds historic bipartisan infrastructure investment

The GLC applauds Congress and the Biden Administration for enacting the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  The bipartisan infrastructure legislation includes significant investments in key Great Lakes priorities, including $1 billion in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and more.


Position available at the GLC

The GLC has an immediate opening for a water quality and water infrastructure  program specialist. Join our staff in Ann Arbor — learn more and apply today!


Thanks for joining us!

The 2021 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting took place online this week, October 12-14. Thank you to all participants for joining us!  Read more about the meeting here.


Grants to be awarded through GLSNRP

 The GLC will award more than $1.5 million in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes and their tributaries through the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program.


Growing the Great Lakes Blue Economy

A recently released action plan recommends building blocks for growing the Great Lakes basin economy by leveraging the economic potential of the region’s freshwater resources. Learn more about the Blue Economy action plan here.

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