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US Army Corps of Engineers Completes ‘Great Lakes & Mississippi River Interbasin Study’

US Army Corps of Engineers Completes ‘Great Lakes & Mississippi River Interbasin Study’
January 7, 2014 GLNeditor

1528598_532045106902679_1272332752_nEarlier this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the “Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study” (GLMRIS).  Mandated by Congress, the study presents several options for preventing the movement of invasive species, such as Asian Carp, into the Great Lakes.

In addition to preventing harmful species from enter the five Great Lakes, the report also presents benefits the region surrounding Chicago with better flood management and improved water quality.

Read the full report HERE.

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