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Comment Papers

CGLI prepares and submits written comments on proposed and developing programs, regulations, and initiatives in the U.S. and Canada. CGLI’s comments provide an industry perspective and help to influence policy so that it reflects the needs and concerns of Great Lakes industries.

CGLI has prepared, contributed to, or formally endorsed the following comments:

2017

March 3–Comments on NWNA Application for Increased Water Withdrawal at White Pine Springs Well, Osceola County

April 3–Comments on First Triennial Assessment of Progress on Great Lakes Water Quality (draft, January 2017)

April 4–Joint CGLI/Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition Letter re FY2018 Funding for GLRI

April 14–Comments on IJC PBDE Workshop Report

July 10–Comments on Annex 3 CMC identification process after Great Lakes Executive Committee meeting

July 24–Comments on IJC Fertilizer Study

August 1–Comments on draft binational management strategies for PCB and HBCD


2016

January 19–Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 Letter

January 25–CGLI Lake Superior LAMP Comments

February 2–CGLI Maritime Transportation System Strategy draft Comments

August 9–CGLI Comments on International Joint Commission Water Quality Board PBDE Report

August 12–CGLI Comments on Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard Development Procedure

October 7–CGLI Comments at the Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting 2016

October 18–CGLI Great Lakes Public Forum Statement

November 10–CGLI Comments on IJC Microplastics Recommendations

November 29–AAI on LCSA implementation issues 11-29-16


2015

January 30–GLMRIS-Brandon Road Proposal Comments

April 17–Ontario Great Lakes Protection Act

June 3–CGLI Comments on Candidate CMC Binational Summary Reports

June 30–IJC Ten Year Review

July 29–Great Lakes Executive Committee (GLEC) June 24-25 Meeting Comments

August 28–CGLI CMC Process Letter to Annex 3 Co-Leads and GLEC


2014

July 3–Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan II (2015-19) Comments

July 3–Great Lakes Executive Committee June 4, 2014 Meeting Comments

July 3–Canada-Ontario Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health Comments

October 7–Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan II (2015-19) Summary and Overview


 2013

July 12–Science‐Based Framework for Great Lakes Restoration Comments


2012

August 6–Ontario Great Lakes Protection Act