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


The Advisor E-Newsletter: March 2022

In this edition: News from the GLC, a recap of Great Lakes Week 2022, information about our new Blue Accounting website, the release of the 2020 Annual Report of the Great Lakes Regional Water Use Database, and more.

2022 Great Lakes Commission Federal Priorities

The Great Lakes Commission’s 2022 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Biden administration toward revitalizing and protecting the Great Lakes environment and economy.

The Advisor E-Newsletter: December 2021

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.

Issue Brief: Mercury Contamination in the Great Lakes Basin

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.

The Advisor E-Newsletter: September 2021

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.