Meeting – 2021 Canada-Ontario Agreement

CELA, Environmental Defence and the Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network are hosting an online meeting to discuss the 9th Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health. We'll talk about what we asked for in our submissions in…

NGO Comments on the draft of Canada’s Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management

A submission by 27 non-governmental organizations (updated as of June 1, 2021) in response to the draft of Canada's Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management (draft Strategy) released on April 26, 2021.  This submission was originally submitted May 26, 2021.

Guest Blog – PFAS and the Great Lakes: The Need for Binational Action

Posted by Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network; Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center and John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network

Guest Blog – Zero Discharge & Virtual Elimination of Toxic Chemicals in the Great Lakes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Posted by John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center

Lack of Progress on Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the GLWQA

John Jackson, Co-chair of the Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network, urges the Committee to address the issues that have lead to delays in implementing Annex 3 of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which deals with Chemicals of Mutual Concern.

Draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the GLWQA

Comments from 41 NGOs on Environment and Climate Change Canada and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Draft Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. Author: Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network Download submission:…