Great Lakes United

Great Lakes United (GLU)

Address:Buffalo State College Cassety Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222

Phone:716-886-0142
Fax:716-886-0303
Phone:800-846-0142
Web: www.glu.org
Established: 1982. Description:International coalition of environmental and outdoor sports organizations and individuals dedicated to preserving and restoring the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River ecosystem. Develops and promotes effective policy initiatives, carries out education programs, and promotes citizen action and grassroots leadership. Members: 170 organizations and 800 individuals. Dues: $35/year (individual membership).
Publications: GLU Newsletter (quarterly); free to members.

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st] century trade of live animals," said Jennifer Nalbone, director of Navigation and Invasive Species for Great Lakes United.
51) The reason we took that on is not because we have the resources to do it, but because we share the view that we need to bring these groups together; to synchronize the efforts of all these different groups, whether it is the Great Lakes Counsel of Governors, (52) or the Great Lakes Cities Initiative, (53) or the Great Lakes United, (54) or any of these other groups that exist.
dagger] We managed to be notified by a non-government group, Great Lakes United.
Great Lakes United, a group based in Buffalo, New York and Ottawa, Ontario, wants a ban on salties until the U.
Through a Web site, they have launched an electronic letter-writing lobbying campaign to Environment Minister Jim Wilson demanding a full environmental review and have garnered the support of the Sierra Club of Canada, the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, Great Lakes United and the Northern Ontario Tourist Outfitters Association.
the Steel Manufacturers Association, Washington; the Steel Recycling Institute, Pittsburgh; Environmental Defense, New York City; Great Lakes United, Buffalo, N.
Toxics in Vehicles: Mercury -- a collaboration of the Ecology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Great Lakes United, based in Buffalo, New York, and the University of Tennessee Center for Clean Products and Clean Technologies -- documents how dangerous levels of mercury are released into the environment once cars leave the road and enter vehicle disposal and recycling processes.
The organization Great Lakes United recently came out against any De Minimus loopholes.
The 122-foot topsail schooner Lynx is scheduled for a five-year mission along the East Coast of the United States and Canada to participate in the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge Series during the summer of 2010 and then will remain on the East Coast to participate in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner.
If this legislation had been introduced decades ago, species like bighead and silver carp would have been banned before the first shipment," said Jennifer Nalbone, director of Navigation and Invasive Species for Great Lakes United.
We then need to try to get certain regulators, those that oversee and decide the future of the two Seaway corporations and the United States Coast Guard, which oversees the Great Lakes United States pilots, to work together to make the system thrive and not become irrelevant like the Erie Canal.
A study produced jointly by the Ecology Center, the Buffalo-based Great Lakes United and the University of Tennessee Center for Clean Products and Clean Technologies estimates that 15.

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