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Montreal, 27 May 2015— On 19 May 2015, the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) decided by a two-thirds majority vote in Council Resolution 15-02 to instruct the CEC Secretariat not to prepare a factual record concerning submission SEM-13-001 (Tourism Development in the Gulf of California), which was filed in 2013 by a group of Mexico- and US-based organizations represented by the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) and Earthjustice.
Montreal, 27 May 2015—The Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has submitted advice to the CEC Council on the CEC’s 2015–2016 Operational Plan and on the Submissions on Enforcement Matters process. The Committee also provided comments on the CEC’s draft Strategic Plan 2015–2020 and issues discussed at its meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, in April.
Montreal, 27 May 2015—Join the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) on July 14 in Boston, Massachusetts, for a public forum on Water and Climate Change: Adaptation through Green Infrastructure.
Montreal, 12 May 2015—The 22nd Regular Session of the governing Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) will consider innovative strategies, tools and initiatives that can help communities in Canada, Mexico and the United States adapt to climate change.

Joint Public Advisory Committee of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation concludes first session of 2015

Montreal, 25 March 2015—Join the discussion about Green Growth and Sustainable Competitiveness in North America, at the 23–24 April meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s (CEC) Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC).
Montreal, 3 February 2015—On 14–15 July 2015, United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will host her counterparts from Canada and Mexico in Boston, Massachusetts, for the annual Regular Session of the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC).
Montreal, 28 January 2015—On 27 January 2015, the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) decided by a unanimous vote in Council Resolution 15-01 to instruct the CEC Secretariat not to prepare a factual record concerning the revised submission SEM-10-002 (Alberta Tailings Ponds).
Montreal, 7 January 2015—The Commission for Environmental Cooperation's (CEC) Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) has unanimously elected Mexican JPAC member Gustavo Alanís Ortega as the committee chair for 2015. He succeeds US JPAC member Robert Varney, former New England Regional Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, who served as chair during 2014.