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  Great Lakes | US EPA
Federal agencies, Great Lakes Governors, Great Lakes Mayors, Great Lakes Tribes, and Members of the Great Lakes States Congressional Delegation together have convened a collaboration to restore and protect the Great Lakes ecosystem.
The Great Lakes Legacy Act provides funding to take the necessary steps to clean up contaminated sediment in "Areas of Concern" (AOCs) located wholly or partially in the United States.
The United States and Canada together assess the ecological health of the Great Lakes ecosystem and follow the trends of Great Lakes ecosystem conditions.
www.epa.gov /glnpo   (288 words)

  
  Great Lakes Loans
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  Great Lakes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sprinkled throughout the lakes are the approximately 35,000 Great Lakes islands, including Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, the largest island in any inland body of water, and Isle Royale in Lake Superior, the largest island in the largest lake (each island large enough to itself contain multiple lakes).
Lake Champlain on the border between upstate New York and northwestern Vermont briefly became labelled by the U.S. government as the sixth "Great Lake of the United States" on March 6, 1998, when President Clinton signed Senate Bill 927.
In the development of ecological problems in the Great Lakes, it was the influx of parasitic lamprey populations after the development of the Erie Canal and the much later Welland Canal that led to the two federal governments attempting to work together – which proved a very complicated and troubled road.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Lakes   (3646 words)

  
 African Great Lakes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Lakes of Africa are a series of lakes in and around the Great Rift Valley.
They include Lake Victoria, the second largest fresh water lake in the world in terms of surface area, and Lake Tanganyika, the world's second largest in terms of volume as well as the second deepest.
Lake Tanganyika and Lake Kivu both empty into the Congo River system, while Lake Malawi is drained by the Shire River into the Zambezi.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/African_Great_Lakes   (453 words)

  
 AFRICA - Explore the Regions - Great Lakes
Eight of the 15 lakes in this region are considered to rank as "great lakes," a testimony to their size and depth.
Lake Victoria, located between Uganda to the west and Tanzania and Kenya to the east, ranks as the second-largest freshwater lake in the world after the U.S.' Lake Superior.
Lake Taganayika, located on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania, ranks as one of the deepest.
www.pbs.org /wnet/africa/explore/greatlakes/greatlakes_overview_lo.html   (248 words)

  
 great lakes map and information page
Lake Superior 82,000 sq km, 31,698 sq miles, is the largest fresh water lake in the world.
Lake Huron 59,600 sq km, 23,011 sq miles, is 206 miles (332 km) long and 183 miles (295 km) at its widest point.
Lake Michigan 57,800 sq km, 22,316 sq miles, is the largest freshwater lake (totally within) the United States.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/namerica/greatlk.htm   (534 words)

  
 Great Lakes - Ecoregions - Sierra Club
And, starting with Lake Superior, the Sierra Club is lobbying the EPA and Congress to require industries and cities to totally eliminate persistent toxic chemicals from their effluent.
To reduce by 70 percent toxic benzo(a)pyrene emissions from Great Lakes steel mills--especially those in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan--enforce Clean Air Act provisions on coke ovens and prosecute violators.
Great Lakes Program Web page (SUNY Buffalo) for more information and research concerning the Great Lakes ecosystem.
www.sierraclub.org /ecoregions/greatlakes.asp   (711 words)

  
 Great Lakes Forever Meet the Lakes
Stretching from the rustic shores of Lake Superior, through the hard-working waters of Lake Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario, and on to the mouth of the St. Lawrence river, the Great Lakes are one of the natural wonders of the world.
The Lakes and their surrounding lands and waterways are home to over 37 million people and a rich and unique diversity of plants and animals.
The Great Lakes’ natural bounty have played a defining role in the region’s history and still support its primary economic activities, including agriculture, industrial manufacturing, steel production, shipping, commercial and sport fisheries, recreation and tourism.
www.greatlakesforever.org /html/meetlakes.html   (330 words)

  
 National Wildlife Federation - Natural Resource Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Alaska, great herds of caribou still follow ancient migration paths, bears grow to be 10 feet tall, and wild salmon spawn and die in glacier-fed rivers as they have for thousands of years.
With 20 percent of the Earth's fresh surface water, the Great Lakes are of global importance.
The Great Lakes have been used as a garbage dump, polluted by toxic chemicals from industry, agriculture and sprawl.
www.nwf.org /greatlakes   (1036 words)

  
 DEQ - Great Lakes
The Great Lakes - Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario - are known for their beauty and the wealth of resources within and around them.
The combined lakes contain one-fifth of the world's surface fresh water, and they are often referred to as the "sweetwater seas".
Click here for: Over 38,000 square miles of Great Lakes bottom lands, St. Clair Flats and submerged cultural resources is regulated by several State and Federal laws and rules.
www.michigan.gov /deq/1,1607,7-135-3313_3677---,00.html   (605 words)

  
 Great Lakes Environmental Directory: extensive information regarding Great Lakes environment
10/31 - Lake Superior rises 8 inches in 6 weeks: The International Lake Superior Board of Control, under authority granted to it by the International Joint Commission, has set the Lake Superior outflow to 1,570 cubic metres per second (m3/s) (55.4 thousand cubic feet per second (tcfs)) for the month November.
EAGLE is working on a two-year theme project to promote the protection of wetlands in the Great Lakes Basin.
The Great Lakes Directory is a project of the Environmental Association for Great Lakes Education (EAGLE), and is funded in part through a generous grant from the Northern Environmental Support Trust (NEST).
www.greatlakesdirectory.org   (303 words)

  
 Great Lakes Student Loans
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 www.myspace.com/greatlakesband
Great Lakes formed around the songs of Dan Donahue and Ben Crum in Athens, Georgia in 1996.
Great Lakes' history goes back to 1990 when Dan and Ben, high school friends, began writing songs together.
Great show last night, and it was great to finally meet you.
www.myspace.com /greatlakesband   (762 words)

  
 Great Lakes Aquarium - Duluth, Minnesota
Great Lakes Aquarium is a non-profit freshwater aquarium located in Duluth, MN.
Please note that Great Lakes Aquarium may occasionally close early for special events in the evening.
Home to a variety of species, from otters to lake trout, it's an experience unlike any other...
www.glaquarium.org   (121 words)

  
 The Great Lakes
The channels that connect the Great Lakes are an important part of the system.
The mission of the Great Lakes Program (GLP) is to coordinate the development, evaluation and synthesis of scientific and technical knowledge on the Great Lakes Ecosystem in support of public education and policy formation.
The Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER) is a consortium of researchers at the University of Windsor.
www.great-lakes.net /lakes   (1278 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in the Great Lakes Region - Great Lakes Nature - Great Lakes Conservation - Great Lakes Habitat ...
The project, which creates the largest conservation corridor in the Midwest, provides us with an opportunity to protect some of Michigan's most spectacular forests, lakes, rivers and streams -- all within the Great Lakes Basin.
Developed in partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada and with the input of more than 200 organizations the Blueprint is a comprehensive survey of the region and a plan for prtecting the Great Lakes most important natural areas.
Conservancy researchers track the elusive Kirtland's warbler as it migrates between the Great Lakes and the Bahamas.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/greatlakes   (208 words)

  
 Our Great Lakes -
Great Lakes Kids offer you fun stuff and Great Lakes information.
How the Great Lakes Were Formed (Flash Version)
Great Acts for Great Lakes (Grades 1 to 8)
www.on.ec.gc.ca /greatlakes/default.asp?lang=En&n=4DB7BBAD-1   (54 words)

  
 Home Page - DBTAC: Great Lakes A D A Center
DBTAC: Great Lakes ADA Center (MC 728) · 1640 W.
However the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal government.
The contents are solely the responsibility of the DBTAC: Great Lakes ADA Center and do not necessarily represent the official views of any of these agencies.
www.adagreatlakes.org   (235 words)

  
 NOAA/NGDC/GLERL-Great Lakes Bathymetry
NOAA is engaged in a program to compile Great Lakes bathymetric data and make them readily available to the public, especially to the communities concerned with Great Lakes science, pollution, coastal erosion, response to climate changes, threats to lake ecosystems, and health of the fishing industry.
This program is managed by NGDC and it relies on the cooperation of NOAA/Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, NOAA/National Ocean Service, the Canadian Hydrographic Service, other agencies, and academic laboratories.
Compilation of new bathymetry for the Great Lakes is an important part of this program, being carried out cooperatively between NOAA (NGDC and GLERL), and the Canadian Hydrographic Service.
www.ngdc.noaa.gov /mgg/greatlakes/greatlakes.html   (261 words)

  
 United Nations - OCHA IRIN Africa News
BUJUMBURA, 5 Sep 2006 (IRIN) - Burundi's second vice president, Alice Nzomukunda, resigned on Tuesday in protest at interference by the chairman of the ruling party.
GREAT LAKES: Humanitarian issues key to restoring peace, UN official says
IRIN is a project of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
www.irinnews.org /frontpage.asp?SelectRegion=Great_Lakes   (624 words)

  
 Thank you for your patronage ove
Great Lakes Downs has closed its’ operations as of November 6, 2007.
Winning tickets and vouchers can be cashed at Great Lakes Downs through January 5, 2008.
If you need to contact Great Lakes Downs for any reason, please call (231) 799-6104.
www.greatlakesdowns.com   (86 words)

  
 Great Lakes Cruise Company : Voyages of Discovery on America's Inland Seas
Due to several concurrent factors—ranging from ships in high demand as cruise charters in other parts of the world, to lower Great Lakes water levels making it difficult for some ships to dock in port—there is a noticeable decrease in the inventory of Great Lakes cruises for 2008.
In the meantime, we invite you to use our Cruise Finder search tool to find the perfect cruise for you from among thousands of options.
In the Itineraries and Prices section, there are a few wonderful Great Lakes itineraries aboard Grande Caribe and Grande Mariner.
www.greatlakescruising.com   (170 words)

  
 Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council
fishing is world class on the great lakes!
are we facing in the Great Lakes Region?
The Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council supports the Boy Scouts of America
www.great-lakes.org   (121 words)

  
 - Forster Accommodation, Forster Visitor Centre, Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest, Myall Lakes, Pacific Palms, Great Lakes New ...
Only three hours from Sydney but a world away you will find the Great Lakes, where the magnificent eastern dividing range forms a backdrop to one of the most dazzling stretches of coast you will ever see.
The Great Lakes is NSW’s water playground with its 145 kilometres of stunning coastline and glittering mosaic of crystal clear inland waterways based around the impressive Wallis, Smiths and Myall lakes networks.
Throughout the region you will discover breathtaking scenery and celebrate fabulous sunsets where you can immerse yourself in natures varied moods, from wide expanses of sub tropical forests to the tranquillity of a deserted beach at sunrise.
www.greatlakes.org.au   (278 words)

  
 Home
This year in a stunning and bold cooperative effort by both the Roadhouse Theatre and the Great Lakes Film Association, Rocky Horror is presented in a new and unique way that has amazed and dazzled audience in other cities across the country.
In the same cutting-edge, avant-garde style the Roadhouse Theatre has presented 20 years of theatre, The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be presented on the big screen with a simultaneous live theatrical presentation.
We shall accept all ranges of music videos, along with entries of short and feature length screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays of all genres and niches.
www.greatlakesfilmfest.com   (223 words)

  
 Great Lakes Online
The Great Lakes Marina, on Lake Michigan, is in the background.
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, the United States Department of the Navy or Naval Station Great Lakes of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein.
For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy or Naval Station Great Lakes do not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.
www.nsgreatlakes.navy.mil   (222 words)

  
 Welcome to Great Lakes Cheese
Great Lakes Cheese is an award-winning, premier manufacturer and packer of natural and processed bulk, shredded and sliced cheeses.
Great Lakes Cheese is renowned for its uncompromising quality, variety of products and packaging, efficient operations and outstanding customer service.
Copyright © 2006 Great Lakes Cheese, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
www.greatlakescheese.com   (174 words)

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