2017 Great Lakes Commission Federal Priorities

Mar 2017 | About the Commission, Advocacy, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Library

An Agenda for Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

The investments we are making in the Great Lakes—whether for maritime transportation, waterfront economic development or environmental cleanup—are creating jobs, protecting public health and revitalizing struggling communities. The Great Lakes states are leading this important work in collaboration with local communities, tribes, business and industry, and conservation organizations. Representing the Great Lakes states and provinces—Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec and Wisconsinthe Great Lakes Commission offers these priorities to continue the progress we are making in leveraging the Great Lakes as a vital economic and environmental asset for our nation.

Presented to the 115th Congress: March 2017  |  Download PDF