Great Lakes Commission Library
The Library houses Great Lakes Commission publications, project reports, and various products. Our most recent items are listed below. Please use the search tool or browse by category if you’re looking for a specific item. If you need help finding library items, project information, or materials from inactive projects, please submit your inquiry here.
Season’s greetings from the staff of the Great Lakes Commission!
In this edition: 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.
This paper summarizes mercury contamination concerns and the state of research, mitigation, and policy efforts to address this issue in the Great Lakes basin. It was developed by the Great Lakes Commission’s Ad Hoc Committee on Mercury Contamination.
This summary proceedings provides a detailed report on the presentations and discussions that occurred during a 2021 symposium and workshop on exploring science-based strategies for environmental dredging windows in Lake Michigan.
In this edition: Erika Jensen named GLC Executive Director, registration for the 2021 GLC annual meeting, an update on U.S. federal legislation, information about the Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz, Muskegon Lake’s removal from the list of Great Lakes “Areas of Concern,” and more.
In this edition: A recap of the GLC Semiannual Meeting, a recent meeting with U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan, new publications on harmful algal blooms and Great Lakes water use, and more.
The 2019-20 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report includes remarks from Chair Sharon Jackson and Interim Executive Director Erika Jensen.
In this edition: Great Lakes Day 2021 and federal updates, the 2019 annual report of the Great Lakes Regional Water Use Database, updates from GLC project initiatives, and more.
The Great Lakes Commission’s 2021 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Biden administration toward revitalizing and protecting the Great Lakes environment and economy.
This single-page fact sheet provides general information about the Great Lakes Commission. (Updated 2021)