What's New on GLIN GLSLCI Annual Meeting Registration is open for the 2016 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Meeting and Conference, which will take place in Niagara Falls, New York, from June 15-17. This year's theme is "A Greener World, City by City."
House measure supports shippers on water dumping The Associated Press (5/24) A plan gaining support in Congress and backed by the cargo shipping industry would establish a nationwide policy for dumping ballast water into U.S. waterways that environmental groups say would open the door to more invasive species like zebra and quagga mussels.
EDITORIAL: Clean water: Chicago takes a leap Chicago Tribune (5/24) If the new Stickney Water Reclamation Plant near Chicago, Ill., performs as expected, the Chicago water district could build other plants to spread the cleaning and recycling across the region.
St. Lawrence River sediment can tell a story The Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (5/24) In Ontario, the Cornwall Sediment Strategy has been in place for the past 10 years, providing a strategy for dealing with industrial pollution in the St. Lawrence River.