Friday, February 26, 2010
Feb 26: The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLCI), a coalition of U.S. and Canadian mayors and other local officials, has announced its new website which it says is more user friendly and informative with the most current news on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence. David Ullrich, Executive Director of the Chicago based organization said, "In less than seven years, the Cities Initiative has established itself as a major, positive presence on the Lakes and Rivers with strong leadership in actions and results to protect, preserve, and restore the resource. . . we look forward to working with all our partners and stakeholders to create a more sustainable future with economic, social, and environmental balance. With the largest freshwater resource in the world as our 'front yard,' we want to help provide economic well being and a quality of life that is unmatched anywhere.