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GLEC Team to Conduct USEPA 2020 National Coastal Condition Assessment
October 1, 2019 - GLEC received two major task order awards from the USEPA Office of Water to conduct field sampling and coordinate training and logistics for the 2020 National Coastal Condition Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is one of four surveys ...
GLEC Team to Conduct 2018-2019 National Rivers and Streams Assessment
September 20, 2017 GLEC was awarded a competitive Task Order by the USEPA Office of Water to conduct field sampling for the 2018-2019 National Rivers and Streams Assessment (NRSA). The NRSA is a major element of four ongoing surveys under ...
GLEC Continues Support for USEPA Drinking Water Monitoring Program
September 11, 2017 The 1996 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act established an unregulated contaminant monitoring program by which public water systems (PWSs) monitor, on a five-year cycle, for up to 30 contaminants considered to be potential drinking water ...
Michigan Part 201 Sediment Quality Assessments
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) considers contaminated groundwater venting to surface water a significant threat to the State’s surface water quality. During 1995, and more recently, during 2002, the MDEQ promulgated rules under Part 201 of the Natural ...
GLEC Conducts NARS Rivers and Lakes Surveys for USEPA
August 8, 2008 GLEC is a prime contractor for USEPA’s multi-year National Aquatic Resource (NARS) survey designed to assess the condition of U.S. river, stream, lake, and reservoir freshwater resources. The various water body categories are being surveyed began with ...


GLEC operates one of only a few U.S. laboratories accredited for whole sediment toxicity testing. GLEC also maintains NELAP accreditation for chlorophyll and nutrient chemistry testing.


GLEC's Columbus, OH laboratory is ADEQ accredited for Acute Toxicity and Chronic Toxicity testing.



Great Lakes Environmental Center

739 Hastings Street
Traverse City, MI   49686

Phone: (231) 941-2230
Fax: (231) 941-2240