• Letter to the President of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regarding Bruce Power's shipment along Great Lakes and St. Lawrence (August 19th, 2010)
  • Oil Spill Letter to Canadian Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security (June 17th, 2010)


  • Canadian and U.S. Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Mayors call for urgent economic recovery focused on investment in public infrastructure and creating jobs within Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region (December 12, 2008).
    • Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama
    • Letter to House leadership
    • Letter to Senate leadership
  • The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative calls on U.S. Presidential Candidates to Protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River (September 26, 2008)
    • Letter to Senator John McCain, Presidential Candidate for the Republican Party
    • Letter to Senator Barack Obama, Presidential Candidate for the Democratic Party

  • Mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative call on Canadian Federal Party Leaders to Protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River (September 22, 2008)
    • Letter to Elizabeth May, Leader, Green Party
    • Letter to Stephane Dion, Leader, Liberal Party
    • Letter to Stephen Harper, Leader, Conservative Party
    • Letter to Jack Layton, Leader, New Democratic Party
    • Letter to Guilles Duceppe, Leader, Bloc Québécois
  • Members of Congress James Oberstar, Earl Blumenauer, and Eddie Bernice Johnson submitted a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office to explore the creation of a Clean Water Trust Fund (January 2008)
  • Town of Ajax report and letter to Minister of the Environment John Gerretson on Proposed Provincial Actions to Limit Phosphorous Loadings from Sewage Treatment Plants in the Lake Simcoe Basin (February 19, 2008)


  • Great Lakes Governors send a letter to presidential candidates calling for support to protect and restore the Great Lakes (November 8, 2007)

  • The United States House and Senate have voted to override the President's veto of the Water Resources Development Act 2007.  To read more, click here. (November 8, 2007)
  • Letter from Mayors of Milwaukee, Racine, Superior, Green Bay and Sheboygan, Wisconsin to Indiana Department of Environmental Management (July 24, 2007)