Letters

Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers Draft Strategy for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Maritime Transportation System

January 29, 2016

Via E-Mail: mpiskur@cglslgo.org
Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers
29 North Wacker Drive
Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60606

Dear Mr. Piskur:

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) is the largest labor/management coalition ever assembled to promote shipping on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway. Our 86 members represent every facet of waterborne commerce on America’s Fourth Sea Coast.

We want to thank the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence … Continue reading →

Comments on Proposed Wisconsin – Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary

January 15, 2016

Ellen Brody
Great Lakes Regional Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
4840 South State Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Re: Proposed Wisconsin – Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary; Docket Number: NOAA-NOS-2015-0112

Dear Ms. Brody:

Founded in 1992, Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) promotes domestic and international shipping on the Great Lakes. With 86 member organizations, it is the largest coalition to ever speak for the Great Lakes shipping community and … Continue reading →

The Great Lakes Say “Save Our Steel Jobs!”

June 30, 2014

Via E-Mail: ronald.lorentzen@trade.gov
The Honorable Penny Pritzker
Secretary of Commerce,
U.S. Department of Commerce
14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20230

The Great Lakes Say “Save Our Steel Jobs!”

Dear Secretary Pritzker:

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force is the largest labor/management coalition ever to promote shipping on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway. As you can see from our list of members, we represent virtually every aspect of Great Lakes shipping.

No … Continue reading →

Comments on Wisconsin Ballast Water Permit

Via E-Mail: Paul.Luebke@wisconsin.gov

Mr. Paul Leubke
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster St.
Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921

Dear Mr. Luebke:
Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES)
General No. WI-0063835-01-0
For Ballast Water Discharges and Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Action

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force is the largest coalition ever to represent the Great Lakes maritime industry. Our members are engaged in every element of Great Lakes shipping and represent both labor and management. Eight of … Continue reading →

Dredging of Sandusky Harbor

Ohio EPA
Division of Surface Water
Permits Processing Unit
P.O. Box 1049
Columbus, OH 43216-1049

Dear Mr. Wright:

Dredging of Sandusky Harbor

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force is the largest coalition ever to represent the Great Lakes maritime industry. Our members come from every Great Lakes State (and others as well) and represent both labor and management from virtually every segment of the industry. 30 of our members are headquartered in Ohio.

We are writing to state our … Continue reading →

Final Bi-National Report for the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway Study

Mr. David Wright
Project Manager
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District
477 Michigan Ave.
P.O. Box 1027
Detroit, MI 48231-1027

Dear Mr. Wright:

Final Bi-National Report for the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway Study

Since its founding in 1992, Great Lakes Maritime Task Force has become one of the most respected voices promoting Great Lakes shipping in Washington. Our 77 members represent every facet of Great Lakes shipping, both domestic and international.

We are writing to express our deep … Continue reading →

Senator Clinton: Diversion of Great Lakes Water

Via Fax: (202) 228-0282
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

SUBJECT: DIVERSION OF GREAT LAKES WATER

Dear Senator Clinton:

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force is the largest coalition ever to promote Great Lakes shipping and related industries. Three of our members are headquartered in New York State, including American Steamship Company, the largest U.S.-Flag fleet on the Lakes.

We are writing to thank you for your recent response to an Associated Press … Continue reading →

Congressman Kagen: Regarding the Dredging Crisis

Via Fax: (202) 225-5729
Congressman Steve Kagen
1232 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Congressman Kagen:

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force was founded in 1992 to promote Great Lakes shipping and related industries. Included among our rapidly growing membership are at least two of your constituents: Brown County Port & Sold Waste Department (Port of Green Bay) and Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay.

We have read the April 13 article in the Green … Continue reading →

Congressman Kagen: Regarding the Dredging Crisis

Via Fax: (202) 225-5729
Congressman Steve Kagen
1232 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Congressman Kagen:

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force was founded in 1992 to promote Great Lakes shipping and related industries. Included among our rapidly growing membership are at least two of your constituents: Brown County Port & Sold Waste Department (Port of Green Bay) and Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay.

We have read the April 13 article in the Green … Continue reading →

Ohio EPA: Regarding Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Ohio EPA
Division of Surface Water
Permits Processing Unit
P.O. Box 1049
Columbus, OH 43216-1049

Dear Sir or Madam:

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force was founded in 1992 to promote shipping and related industries on the Great Lakes. We are the largest coalition ever to represent the Great Lakes maritime community. As you can see from our letterhead, 25 of our members are based in Ohio.

We are writing to urge you to issue a Section 401 … Continue reading →