International Conference in Marquette Continues
MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An international conference on water issues is underway in the City of Marquette.
The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative runs through tomorrow. The annual meeting features a coalition of U.S. and Canadian mayors and other local officials working to advance the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.
Marquette officials say this is the first time this annual conference is being held in a city the size of Marquette. Several dignitaries including Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley and former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley are in attendance along with hundreds of U.S. and Canadian mayors, city administrators and delegates.
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