Watershed Management Plans to Reduce Nutrient Pollution in Lake Erie



The comment period closed on March 7, 2018. Thank you for your comments.


The International Joint Commission (IJC) invites public comment on two reports from its Great Lakes Water Quality Board: Evaluating Watershed Management Plans, Nutrient Management Approaches in the Lake Erie Basin and Key Locations Outside of the Lake Erie Basin (August 2016) and Watershed Management of Nutrients in Lake Erie (December 2017). Both reports outline how watershed management plans should be used to manage nutrient pollution in Lake Erie, and provide recommendations for key success factors needed to achieve meaningful nutrient load reductions.

Members of the public are invited to provide comments online or by email at Commission@ottawa.ijc.org or Commission@washington.ijc.org until March 7, 2018.

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The comment period closed on March 7, 2018. Thank you for your comments.


The International Joint Commission (IJC) invites public comment on two reports from its Great Lakes Water Quality Board: Evaluating Watershed Management Plans, Nutrient Management Approaches in the Lake Erie Basin and Key Locations Outside of the Lake Erie Basin (August 2016) and Watershed Management of Nutrients in Lake Erie (December 2017). Both reports outline how watershed management plans should be used to manage nutrient pollution in Lake Erie, and provide recommendations for key success factors needed to achieve meaningful nutrient load reductions.

Members of the public are invited to provide comments online or by email at Commission@ottawa.ijc.org or Commission@washington.ijc.org until March 7, 2018.

Resources

Submit your comments

The Commission is interested in public comments on these reports. In particular, the Commission is interested in responses to the following questions:

  1. Are the recommendations sound?
  2. Are any important considerations overlooked?
  3. Can you provide relevant examples of success in watershed management plans from your community or region that will contribute to the reports’ findings?
  4. Do you feel the recommendations in these reports may be of benefit to your and other watersheds dealing with nutrient issues?
You can submit a comment on the reports below, or by email at Commission@washington.ijc.org or Commission@ottawa.ijc.org. All comments will be posted to this site. 

The International Joint Commission is welcoming comments on the reports until midnight March 7, 2018.

The comment period closed on March 7, 2018.