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Great Lakes, Great Webinars series 

The next installment in the Great Lakes, Great Webinars series will be held Dec. 17. It will focus on some of the key Great Lakes policy issues to watch in 2015. The free one-hour webinar is open to all state and provincial legislators, legislative staff and interested others.

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Dec. 17 presentation by Chad Lord, policy director, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition »

 

Previous events in the Great Lakes, Great Webinars series 

April 25 webinar ~ "Nuclear Waste in the Great Lakes Region, Part 2"

April 11 webinar ~ "Nuclear Waste in the Great Lakes Region, Part 1"

March 14 webinar ~ "Update on Great Lakes Legislation in Federal and State Capitols"

February 7 webinar ~ "Asian Carp, Invasive Species and the Great Lakes: Next Steps and Prevention Strategies"

 

Legislators meet in Québec, plan to have 2015 caucus event in New York

Thanks to everyone who attended this year's Great Lakes Legislative Caucus meeting in Québec City, Québec. The event attracted legislators from each of the basin's eight Great Lakes states and two Canadian provinces. Special thanks, too, to members of the National Assembly of Québec for hosting the event. The caucus is planning to next meet Sept. 25-26, 2015, in Buffalo, N.Y.  

 

Caucus holds in-state training session on Great Lakes protection for Illinois lawmakers

The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus held its third in-state training session on Great Lakes policy on April 29, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The event featured three expert speakers will explored strategies to prevent the interbasin transfer of invasive species such as Asian carp and who presented ideas to improve wastewater and stormwater management. Attendees will gained perspective on the environmental and economic significance of the Great Lakes to the state of Illinois.

The caucus presenting this workshop in conjunciton with Illinois' legislative leaders and CSG Midwest's Under the Dome initiative. Previous in-state training sessions on Great Lakes policy were held in Illinois and Minnesota.

 


 

 

Great Lakes, Great Webinars series 

 

The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus held four webinars during the first part of 2014, on topics ranging from options for closing off a potential pathway for Asian carp to enter the Great Lakes to the possible storage of nuclear waste in the region. Recordings of these webinars, along with their presentations, are available.

April 25 webinar ~ "Nuclear Waste in the Great Lakes Region, Part 2"

April 11 webinar ~ "Nuclear Waste in the Great Lakes Region, Part 1"

March 14 webinar ~ "Update on Great Lakes Legislation in Federal and State Capitols"

February 7 webinar ~ "Asian Carp, Invasive Species and the Great Lakes: Next Steps and Prevention Strategies"

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

Great Lakes Legislative Caucus-CSG Midwest
701 E. 22nd Street, Suite 110 - Lombard, IL  60148-5095 | Phone: 630.925.1922

Contacts: Tim Anderson ~ Lisa Janairo ~ Mike McCabe

 

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