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.

ADVOCACY

2022 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC released its 2022 federal priorities, urging the Biden administration and Congress to invest in projects and programs that will protect the Great Lakes and accelerate the national economy. Read more….

EVENTS

Great Lakes Week 2022

Thank you for joining us for Great Lakes Week events, which took place February 28 – March 4. Events included the annual Great Lakes Day Congressional Breakfast Reception, plus daily topical webinars with regional partners. Learn more about the week’s events.

ADVOCACY

Regional organizations release annual joint priorities for the Great Lakes

In advance of Great Lakes Week events, a broad binational coalition released shared priorities for restoring the Great Lakes and supporting the region’s economy. Read more…

NEWS

GLSNRP Request for Proposals

The GLC recently issued a request for proposals for the 2022 Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program grant program. Read more…

NEWS

GLC applauds EPA plan to accelerate Great Lakes restoration

The GLC applauded a plan by the U.S. EPA to expand and accelerate activities to cleanup and restore Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The funding draws from the historic $1 billion investment in the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative included in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

NEWS

GLC launches new Blue Accounting website

The Great Lakes Commission launched a new website that allows Great Lakes decision-makers to track the region’s progress to reduce harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie and stop aquatic invasive species.

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