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Previous Meetings and Events

Great Lakes Advisory Board Meeting March 30-31, 2021

The Great Lakes Advisory Board will meet with remote participation only:

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central Time and
  • Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Central Time

Link to Federal Register Notice

Agenda for GLAB meeting March 30-31 (PDF)

How to participate:

To register and receive information on how to attend this virtual meeting, please send an email to the Designated Federal Officer with the following information:

Register by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, March 26, 2021 to receive instructions for participation.


Procedures for Providing Public Comments

Oral Statements:

In general, oral comments at this virtual conference will be limited to the Public Comments portions of the meeting agenda.

Members of the public may provide oral comments limited to up to three minutes per individual or group and submit further information in written comments.

Persons interested in providing oral statements should contact the DFO (barnes.edlyzia@epa.gov) directly by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, March 21, 2021 with the following information:

be placed on the list of registered speakers and receive special instructions for participation.

Written Statements:

Persons interested in providing written statements pertaining to this committee meeting may email them to the DFO before 3:00 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, March 21, 2021 with the following information:

The meeting agenda and other materials for the virtual conference will be posted once available. 

Link to Federal Register Notice
 

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GLRI Accomplishments Virtual Event Dec. 9

U.S. EPA hosted a virtual celebration on Dec. 9, 2020 to highlight the accomplishments of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative over the last ten years.
 
This virtual format featured local, state and federal partners and representatives across the Great Lakes region and highlighted the significant restoration work and successes that have occurred in the Great Lakes since the creation of the GLRI in 2010. 
 
In order, speakers were:

  • Joseph Liebau, U.S. EPA Region 5 chief of staff
  • Kurt Thiede, U.S. EPA Region 5 Administrator & Great Lakes Program Manager
  • U.S. Representative Pete Stauber (MN-08)
  • U.S. Representative David Joyce (OH-14), Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force
  • Mike Vandersteen, Mayor of Sheboygan and Chair of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
  • Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells, co-chair of EPA’s Great Lakes Advisory Board
  • U.S. Representative Fred Upton (MI-06)
  • U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09)
  • U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12)
  • Lilith Fowler, executive director of Harbor District, Inc.
  • Charlie Wooley, Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
  • U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force
  • Chris Litzau, Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps
  • Jessica Koski, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Watch video of the event

If you have any questions please contact Alexander Girard (girard.alexander@epa.gov), 312-288-6256.

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Oct. 29, 2020 Great Lakes Advisory Board Public Meeting

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Saginaw Public Engagement Session - July 24, 2018

EPA and federal agency partners are working together to develop the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III, which will cover the years 2020-2024.

To get input for the development of Action Plan III, we are holding informal public engagement sessions throughout the Great Lakes this summer.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Saginaw Valley University
Curtiss Hall
7400 Bay Road
Saginaw, Michigan

Advance registration is not required.

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Milwaukee Public Engagement Session - July 18, 2018

EPA and federal agency partners are working together to develop the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III, which will cover the years 2020-2024.

To get input for the development of Action Plan III, we are holding informal public engagement sessions throughout the Great Lakes this summer.

Wednesday, July 18
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Zelazo Center
2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Advance registration is not required.

 

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Duluth Public Engagement Session - July 12, 2018

EPA and federal agency partners are working together to develop the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III, which will cover the years 2020-2024.

To get input for the development of Action Plan III, we are holding informal public engagement sessions throughout the Great Lakes this summer.

Thursday, July 12, 2018
U.S. EPA Laboratory
6201 Congdon Blvd.
Duluth, Minnesota

Advance registration is not required.

News Release: EPA to Host Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Plan III Public Engagement Session in Duluth

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Rochester Public Engagement Session - June 21, 2018

EPA and federal agency partners are working together to develop the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III, which will cover the years 2020-2024.

To get input for the development of Action Plan III, we are holding informal public engagement sessions throughout the Great Lakes this summer.

Thursday, June 21
Roger Robach Community Center
180 Beach Ave.
Rochester, New York

Advance registration is not required.

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Toledo Public Engagement Session - June 13, 2018

EPA and federal agency partners are working together to develop the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III, which will cover the years 2020-2024.

To get input for the development of Action Plan III, we are holding informal public engagement sessions throughout the Great Lakes this summer.

Wednesday, June 13
University of Toledo Law Auditorium
1825 W. Rocket Drive
Toledo, Ohio

Advance registration is not required.

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