Detroit Public Television (DPTV) and WVIZ/PBS ideastream announce a renewed commitment to providing a high level of access to the public for the Great Lakes Week summit, which will discuss the future of The Great Lakes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin September 9-12, 2013.
Great Lakes Week encompasses significant conferences hosted by the International Joint Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Areas of Concern Program, the Great Lakes Commission, The Healing Our Waters® - Great Lakes Coalition (representing 120 organizations) and Environment Canada, as well as the Council of Great Lakes Industries, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative and the newly organized Council of the Great Lakes Region – the leading organizations that deal with Great Lakes issues. More than 30 million people in North America live in the Great Lakes Basin.
With coverage entitled “Great Lakes Now,” DPTV and WVIZ/PBS will broadcast, webcast and produce other content from the conferences and make it all accessible via its television channels and Web platforms, so the public can experience the important discussion of the most important issues. All content, live and/or recorded, will also be offered, at no cost, to any public or commercial news organization in North America, as well as environmental or Great Lakes oriented websites, to make coverage of the events as accessible as possible.Visit the Great Lakes Now website
Live Programming Schedule (EST)
C-Span style coverage of conference sessions, interviews with experts and scientists.