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.

Great Lakes Day Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

Register now for the Great Lakes Day Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2019 — please plan to join us in D.C. for engaging dialogue with congressional leaders on Great Lakes issues!

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.

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 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.

EDITORIAL: High waters a cause for concern

Many experts agree that Lake Erie water levels rebounding from the extremely low levels of 2012 and 2013 is a good thing, but these high levels could also uproot dock pilings and shoreline trees, flood roads and boat ramps, and carve away beaches. Read the full story...

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