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Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement: Report on Negotiations

February 27, 2012


Great Lakes Tribal Council Members

Date: March 5, 2012

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm Central Time (3:00 - 4:30 Eastern)

The Governments of the United States and Canada (the Parties) recently held the final negotiation session and the amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) is now in the process of being finalized and approved.

The Parties would like to take the opportunity to report to the public on the outcome of the negotiation sessions and provide an overview of the amendments put forward to Governments for approval. The presentation will include a description of the conceptual consensus reached on what should be in an amended Agreement.

There will also be time for clarifying questions and answers. To register for the webinar, please click on the following link:

A copy of the presentation will be provided within 48 hours of March 5, 2012. Please visit for further information.


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