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New GLMRIS Newsletter Now Available
An update of GLMRIS Brandon Road efforts, potential actions to close aquatic pathways at Little Killbuck Creek in Ohio and information about the Illinois Waterway are among the topics featured in the latest edition of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study Newsletter. The new issue is now available at GLMRIS.anl.gov.
Regulatory Branch wetland violation documentation
Do you know to call before you fill? Performing unauthorized work in waters of the United States or failure to comply with the terms of a valid permit can have serious consequences. When in doubt as to whether a planned activity needs a permit, contact the nearest district regulatory office.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District Regulatory Program Senior Project Manager Paul Leffler documents a violation at a single family residence in Indiana.

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO MODIFY A U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS PROJECT UNDER SECTION 408

11/23/2016
Below is a summary of the public notice. For a complete copy of the notice, with map, please download the file by clicking here.

PUBLIC NOTICE - REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO MODIFY A U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS PROJECT UNDER SECTION 408

9/11/2015
Below is a summary of the public notice, for a complete copy of the notice, with maps and

Environmental Assessment for water main improvements in Richton Park, Cook County, Illinois

4/16/2015
An Environmental Assessment for water main improvements in Richton Park, Cook County, Illinois was

Environmental Assessment for sewer improvement project, Valparaiso, Porter County, Ind.

7/15/2014
Environmental Assessment released July 15, 2014, for 30-day public review, for project alternatives and a recommended plan for sewer improvements in Porter County. The project would improve the efficiency and capability of the existing deteriorated storm sewer system to the residents of Valparaiso. Improvements would alleviate commonly-occurring leakage and cases of sewer backup affecting residential areas and reduce potential groundwater pollution. The proposed project would reline up to 19,361 linear feet of existing deteriorated sanitary sewer lines; and up to 70 manholes within the relined-sanitary sewers will be inspected and relined, as needed. Work would begin in 2014 with completion anticipated within approximately 12 months.

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News Releases / Advisories

Officials mark start of Gary sewer improvement project

11/7/2016
Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Pete Visclosky (IN-1), and Lake County officials held

Corps of Engineers Conducting Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of Nearshore Placement of Dredged Sediment near Ogden Dunes, Indiana

10/24/2016
(Chicago – Oct. 24, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer

Officials mark completion of Crown Point sewer improvement project

10/24/2016
   Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Pete Visclosky (IN-1), Mayor David Uran, and City of

Corps marks start of 2016 Indiana Harbor dredging

9/20/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that dredging resumed at Indiana Harbor on Sept. 13,

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