Friday, January 31, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Additional Meetings & Comment Extension On GLMRIS Report - USACE has confirmed two additional public meetings and is extending the comment period on The GLMRIS Report until March 31, 2014. Due to public request meetings will be held in Northwest Indiana and Buffalo, New York. Meetings will begin at 4:00 pm local time with a presentation by the Council of Environmental Quality and USACE.

<> Study measures how well Asian carp prevention effort will work - Scientists from the University of Notre Dame, Resources for the Future and the U.S. Forest Service presented their findings of the effectiveness of different Asian carp prevention barriers in a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

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