Canada and U.S. convene for public forum as part of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
Registration is now open for the 2019 Great Lakes Public Forum. Every three years, parties from both the Canadian and U.S. sides of the Great Lakes must, as part of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, hold a public forum to provide updates on progress towards protecting and restoring the waters of the Great Lakes. The 2019 Great Lakes Public Forum, organized by the Environmental Protection Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada, will be held from Monday, June 17 to Wednesday, June 19 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center hotel in Milwaukee, WI.
For More information on registration and accommodations Click Here
In 2017, the Governments of Canada and the U.S. described the overall state of the Great Lakes as “Fair and Unchanging,” based on 9 indicators and 44 sub-indicators, as reported on Binational.net. The 2019 forum will cover what is going to be prioritized in the next three years alongside what has been accomplished to date. Expect to hear about and discuss each of the 10 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Annexes:
- Areas of Concern
- Lakewide Management
- Chemicals of Mutual Concern
- Discharges from Vessels
- Aquatic Invasive Species
- Habitat and Species
- Climate Change Impacts
More Information will be posted to Binational.net as it becomes available
Registration ends Friday, May 31, 2019. To register now Click Here.
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