The 1978 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement commits the Governments of the United States and Canada to restoring and maintaining the integrity of the waters of the Great lakes Basin Ecosystem, to develop to a maximum effort programs, practices and technology necessary for a better understanding of that ecosystem and to eliminating or reducing to the maximum extent practicable the discharge of pollutants into the Great lakes system.
"Focus on International Joint Commission Activities (ISSN 0832-6673): vol.12 iss.1,"
Focus on International Joint Commission Activities: Vol. 12
, Article 1.
Available at: http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/ijcfocus/vol12/iss1/1