Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Great Lakes Commons charter targets shared waters concept - On June 19, the Great Lakes Commons will meet virtually with 100 people to discuss its new charter -- the Milwaukee Water Commons is a leader of the Great Lakes Commons effort. . .

<> IJC reaffirms Plan 2014 for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River - The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced that Plan 2014 is the preferred option for regulating water levels and flows of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.  Plan 2014 provides more natural water level fluctuations while reducing the damage from extreme high and low water-level events to nearly the same extent as the current plan.

<> COMMENTARY: Historic Badger needs your help - A quarter century after the Lake Michigan Carferry began daily cruises between Manitowoc, Wis., and Ludington, Mich., the mayors of these cities implore citizens to help preserve this significant vessel.