USA: IJC Invites Public Comment on Upper Great Lakes Report
The IJC is inviting public comment on a report that examines whether the regulation of outflows from Lake Superior might be improved to take into consideration the evolving needs of users on Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie.
The report also examines the potential future impacts of climate change,dredging, a management strategy to better anticipate and respond to future extreme water levels, the feasibility and implications of restoring water levels in lakes Michigan-Huron and multi-lake regulation.
Many rivers and some of the largest lakes in the world lie along, or flow across, the border between the United States and Canada. The International Joint Commission assists governments in finding solutions to problems in these waters.
Dredging Today Staff, July 17, 2012; Image: portofmonroe