Letters

Coalition Comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regarding the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study

March 2011

To: Mr. David Wethington
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
111 North Canal Street, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

From: The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition
And the undersigned environmental non-governmental organizations

Dear Mr. Wethington:

Please accept these comments submitted on behalf of the following 108 organizations, as well as our hundreds of thousands of members across the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence and Mississippi River basins, in both the United States and Canada, regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Chicago District’s Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Initiate the Public Scoping Period and Host Public Scoping Meetings for the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). We represent environmental, conservation, fishing, boating, labour and religious groups with a shared interest in preventing the ecological and economic harm caused by aquatic invasive species…