Great Lakes St. Lawrence Compact Council
Rules and Guidance
The Compact Council has adopted guidance and rules to use when:
- Reviewing proposals to divert water outside of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin;
- Engaging in administrative hearings;
- Engaging in rule making;
- Modifying decisions of the Compact Council on diversion applications; and,
- Communicating with federally recognized Tribes.
For further information about any of these procedures, please contact the Compact Council Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidance and Rules for reviewing proposals to divert water outside of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin, as well as for Administrative Hearings, modifications of decisions and rulemaking
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council Comments & Response Document (July 25, 2021)
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Compact Rules of Practice and Procedure (Adopted April 8, 2021)
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Compact Guidance (Adopted December 8, 2020)
Sequence of Events for Consideration of Proposals for Exceptions to the Prohibition of Diversions that are subject to Regional Review (Adopted December 6, 2018)
Communications with Tribes and First Nations
Protocols for Communication with federally-recognized Tribes and First Nations