Healthy Great Lakes

Safeguarding freshwater in the Great Lakes basin.

Learn from our Lawyers

Webinars, blog posts, and other resources that explain legal tools and changes to laws and public policy.

On the blog

The Faces of CELA: Terry Rees

Q&A with Terry Rees Blog posted by April Weppler, Engagement Co-ordinator on October 29, 2019 What is your role and ...
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The Great Lakes Lose a Dear Friend

Posted by John Jackson, CELA Board Member on October 29, 2019 It is with great memories and deep appreciation of ...
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An Opportunity to Comment – A Review of the 2020 Draft Canada-Ontario Agreement for the Great Lakes

Posted by April Weppler, Engagement Coordinator – Healthy Great Lakes on August 30, 2019 The Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes ...
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Webinars

COA Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health

Title: Webinar- COA Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health  CELA and EDC hosted an information sharing webinar ...
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Great Lakes St.Lawrence Collaborative Webinar

CELA Staff, Theresa McClenaghan and Fe de Leon and CELA Board Member John Jackson, will be among the presenters for ...
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Examining Shared Environmental Interests with the Michigan State Bar

Oct 02 2018 CELA’s Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan will be joining Members of Michigan State Bar and the Ontario Bar ...
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What CELA said:

Submissions, comments, and presentations about environmental law and policy.

Submissions and Legal Analysis

Lead in our Drinking Water

CELA’s report contributed to the Canada-wide investigation  revealing dangerous levels of lead in our drinking water. The report makes multiple ...
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Comments to International Joint Commission Regarding 2019 Progress Report of the Parties

Joint response from CELA, Environmental Defence, and Toxics Free Great Lakes Network. Download submission here: Comments to IJC re PROP ...
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The Threat of PFAS – The Forever Chemicals

A call for Canadian Citizen Action to protect the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Ecosystem PFAS-Fact-Sheet ...
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Presentations

COA Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health

Title: Webinar- COA Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health  CELA and EDC hosted an information sharing webinar ...
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Bill 66: Legal Review and Advocacy Update

Title: Bill 66: Legal Review and Advocacy Update Resource Type: Presentation Content: 1243-CELABill66 # of Pages: 33 Date authored: February ...
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