Corps hosts public meeting to discuss GLMRIS

Published Jan. 5, 2015

Meeting is to present info on the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS)

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, will host a public meeting and webinar to present information on the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS) – Brandon Road effort. The Corps will evaluate a range of aquatic nuisance species (ANS) controls that could be applied near the Brandon Road Lock and Dam located near Joliet, Ill., to address the transfer of ANS from the Mississippi River Basin to the Great Lakes Basin. As part of the National Environmental Policy Act scoping process, USACE is seeking input on the scope of issues to be addressed by this evaluation and any significant issues at this site.

When: Thursday, January 8, 2015
3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Where: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District
Assembly Room A
7400 Leake Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Virtual participation will also be available via webinar. To attend the webinar, go to up to 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting. Web Access ID: lkdjf893la0. After you have connected your computer, audio connection instructions will be presented.

Audio Only: Live audio is available separately for anyone not viewing the webinar. If you are viewing the webinar on your computer, do not use this number, but follow the audio instructions given after connecting to the webinar. Dial-in number: 1-888-621-9649. Conference ID: 418154#.

For additional information on the public meeting, please visit Public comments can also be submitted to the Corps through January 30, 2015, at, or by mail to GLMRIS – Brandon Road Scoping, 231 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604.


Ricky Boyett

Release no. 15-001