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The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments for Wisconsin Aquatic Nuisance Species Pathway Reports, released today

Eight draft Aquatic Pathway Assessment Reports for Wisconsin released today, as part of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study. The reports, which were developed in coordination with federal, state and local partners, show that Portage Upstream (Columbia County), Portage and Canal Downstream (Columbia County), Rosendale-Brandon (Fond du Lac County) and Brule Headwaters (Douglas County) have a medium probability for the potential transfer of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSv) from the Great Lakes Basin into the Mississippi River Basin. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-12

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments for Indiana Aquatic Nuisance Species Pathway Reports

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today, Nov. 9, released for public comment three draft Aquatic Pathway Assessment Reports for the State of Indiana: Eagle Marsh, Loomis Lake and Parker-Cobb Ditch. The purpose of each report is to evaluate key evidence to estimate the likelihood of an aquatic pathway forming and the possibility of aquatic nuisance species using it to reach the adjacent basin, as part of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). [Read More]
Published: Nov-09-12

Corps of Engineers releases interim aquatic nuisance species report to Congress for the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study

Today, USACE released the GLMRIS 90-Day Interim Report, sent by the Secretary of the Army, Civil Works, to Congress, Oct. 4. This interim report outlines anticipated milestones, required resources and a plan for the completion of the GLMRIS Report, which will evaluate a range of options and technologies to prevent the transfer of aquatic nuisance species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins by aquatic pathways, by December 2013, as required by current legislation. [Read More]
Published: Oct-05-12

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments for Minnesota Aquatic Nuisance Species Pathway Reports, released today

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released for public comment two draft Aquatic Pathway Assessment Reports for Swan River and Libby Branch of Swan River in Minnesota that evaluate key evidence to estimate the likelihood of an aquatic pathway forming and the possibility of aquatic nuisance species using it to reach the adjacent basin. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-12