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.

2019 GLC Semiannual Meeting

The 2019 Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting was held May 21-23 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Check out #GLCAnnArbor19 on twitter for event photos, and visit our meetings page to view meeting materials.

2019 GLC Federal Priorities

The GLC’s 2019 federal 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.

2019 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

During the annual Great Lakes Day in Washington, D.C., a broad coalition representing business, maritime, labor and environmental groups, regional agencies, state legislators, cities and tribes released a set of shared priorities for restoring the Great Lakes, supporting a thriving economy, and sustaining a healthy environment.

GLC releases Green infrastructure policy recommendations

Ahead of a Congressional briefing in D.C., the GLC recently released a report outlining steps to increase the adoption of green infrastructure in communities across the Great Lakes.

GLC calls on President and Congress to provide full funding for new Soo Lock

At the 2018 GLC Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, the GLC called on President Trump and the U.S. Congress to fully fund the construction of a new large lock at the Soo Locks complex.

IJC considers setting highest-ever outflows

Regulators are considering raising Lake Ontario outflows to record-high rates to alleviate high water that has caused millions of dollars in damages to shoreline communities. Read the full story by the Niagara Gazette.

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Hoosiers interested in #greeninfrastructure - you can still register for our #GreatLakes Green Infrastructure Champ… https://t.co/mMexCAr0QE

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