STATEMENTS


2014 Statements

Cities Initiative Statement Regarding the National Energy Board of Canada’s Decision on the Enbridge Line 9 Project (March 10, 2014)


2013 Statements


2011 Statements

 


2009 Statements

  • GLSLCI comments to US EPA on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative multi-year plan (August 19, 2009)
  • GLSLCI issues statement in response to NRDC's Testing the Waters 2009 Report
    (July 29, 2009)


2008 Statements

  • GLSLCI encourages reauthorization of the Great Lakes Legacy Act (August 15, 2008)
    • Senate Leadership
    • House Leadership
    • Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works leadership
    • House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • GLSLCI comments to the US Coast Guard regarding a proposed ruling for an exemption on dry cargo residue discharge (August 11, 2008)

 


2007 Statements 

  • GLSLCI letter to the International Joint Commission regarding water levels and the Upper Great Lakes and St. Clair River Study (December 19, 2007)
  • Comments made by Mayor Ellen Anderson of the Town of the Blue Mountains at the Latornell Conservation Symposium regarding Great Lakes decision-making and ecosystem management (November 14, 2007)
  • Letters to newly appointed and reappointed Province of Ontario Cabinet members, urging that the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence be set as high priorities in provincial government (November, 2007)

Minister Jim Bradley

Minister Donna Cansfield

Minister David Caplan

Minister Leona Dombrowsky

Minister John Gerretsen

Premier Dalton McGuinty

Minister Jim Watson

 

  • GLSLCI Letters to Senate leaders and House leaders urging Congress to override the President's veto of the Water Resources Development Act 2007 (November 6, 2007)
  • GLSLCI letter to Prime Minister Harper in advance of the Speech from the Throne (October 5, 2007)
  • GLSLCI comments to US Senate, Committee on Environment and Public Works regarding the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (September 18, 2007)
  • GLSLCI letter to Congressman Vernon Ehlers regarding House of Representatives resolution on the BP Whiting Refinery (July 23, 2007)
  • GLSLCI letter to Congressman Rahm Emanuel regarding House of Representatives resolution on the BP Whiting Refinery (July 23, 2007)
  • GLSLCI Comments on Draft Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin Water Conservation and Efficiency Objectives (June 7, 2007)
  • GLSLCI Comments on Draft 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement (May 15, 2007)
  • GLSLCI Comments on first phase of regulations under the Clean Water Act
    (May 11, 2007)
  • Mayor Brian McMullan of St. Catharines, Ontario Testimony on the Safeguarding and Sustaining Ontario's Water Act (May 9, 2007)
  • Mayor Gary Becker of Racine, Wisconsin Testimony to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment (March 7, 2007)
  • GLSLCI Comments on the Canada-Ontario Agreement (February 16, 2007)
  • GLSLCI Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Ontario Water Resources Act (February 8, 2007)

 


2006 Statements

  • GLSLCI Comments on US Coast Guard Proposal for Weapons Training on Great Lakes (November 13, 2006)
  • GLSLCI statement on US Fish & Wildlife Service's proposal to add silver carp and largescale silver carp to the list of injurious species under the Lacey Act
    (November 3, 2006)
  • Mayor Gary Becker of Racine, Wisconsin Testimony to Congress on the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (September 13, 2006)
  • Letter from Mayor Richard M. Daley, on behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, urging FY07 funding of EPA's Clean Water State Revolving Fund at or above the FY06 level (June 28, 2006)
 
  • Statement of Mayor George K. Heartwell of Grand Rapids, MI during the Congressional Hearing on the Great Lakes (May 9, 2006)
  • Response of David Ullrich to the Follow Up Questions During the U.S. Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee Hearing (March 16, 2006)
  • Statement to the U.S. Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee from Mayor Daley During the Hearing on Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes (March 16, 2006)
     

2005 Statements

  • Letter to President Bush from the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative and the Council of Great Lakes Governors on the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration
    (December 12, 2005)
  • Letter to the Editor of the Chicago Tribune from Mayor Daley regarding the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (October 23, 2005)
  • Statement of Mayor George K. Heartwell of Grand Rapids, Great Lakes Restoration Conference, Grand Rapids, MI (September 9, 2005)
  • GLSLCI Comments on the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (September 7, 2005)

 

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