Draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern Available for Public Review

Lake Huron
Photo: Lake Huron. Credit: Julia Rutledge.

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Binational Strategies to reduce the release and impact of Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMCs). The draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated CMCs is now available for public review on binational.net. These draft screening criteria were developed to provide a consistent framework for reviewing nominated CMCs under the GLWQA. The period for interested agencies, organizations, and individuals to provide comments on the draft binational screening criteria is from November 15, 2019 to December 16, 2019.

* DRAFT Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern PDF (546 KB)

Kindly use the Contact Us page to direct your submissions and questions by December 16, 2019.

More information on the Chemicals of Mutual Concern can be found at https://binational.net/2016/05/31/cmcdesig-pcpmdesig/.