GLLC Web Meetings

Web meetings provide an opportunity to learn about developments related to issues on the GLLC’s policy agenda. Each event features a presentation on a key issue followed by a brief business session. These one-hour web meetings typically are scheduled on Fridays.

All GLLC web meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

Federal Policy Developments and Prospects

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus held its first web meeting of 2021 on February 19. The one-hour event featured a review of recent developments in U.S. federal policies as well as a look at what might be in store under a new administration and Congress. The guest speaker was Chad Lord, Policy Director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition. The meeting also featured a brief business session to share GLLC news and planned activities for 2021.

Archived Web Meetings


Policy Developments in the Effort to Control the Introduction and Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species
(December 11)

Prospects for Great Lakes Restoration and Protection in the Time of COVID-19
(June 5)

Data-Driven Decision Making: How Blue Accounting Can Help Drive Progress in the Great Lakes
(April 17)

Efforts to Reduce Nutrient Pollution in the Great Lakes Region (March 6)

Task Force on Lead Web Meeting
(February 3)


Key Great Lakes Policy Developments to Follow in 2020 (December 13)

High Water Levels in the Great Lakes and Their Impact on Coastal Communities (September 6)

Federal, State, and Provincial Legislative Review (June 7)

Effective Measures to Reduce Exposure to Lead in Drinking Water (March 1)


Documenting Results through Blue Accounting (December 14)

Great Lakes Legislative Review of State, Provincial and Federal Legislation (June 1)

PFAS Contamination as an Emerging Threat to Drinking Water (March 2)


Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes and What’s Being Done to Prevent Them (December 1)

Great Lakes Legislative Review (March 20)


Great Lakes Issues to Watch in 2017 (December 12)

Great Lakes Legislation to Watch (April 28)

The Soo Locks: A Key Part of Great Lakes Infrastructure, Economic Growth (January 11)


The Great Lakes Compact Put to the Test: Waukesha’s Diversion Request, Part 2 (August 20)

The Great Lakes Compact Put to the Test: Waukesha’s Diversion Request, Part 1 (August 18)

Harbor Maintenance and Funding in the Great Lakes Region (May 8)

Great Lakes Legislative Review: Bills to Watch in the U.S. Congress and the State and Provincial Capitols (March 27)

Nutrient Runoff and the Great Lakes: A Basinwide Problem (February 18)