Editorials on Army Corps Study Conclude Separation is the Solution

Just days after the long-awaited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ GLMRIS report came out, editorial boards are coalescing around the Corps’ findings that permanent separation is the only solution that will effectively protect the Great Lakes.

No easy way to stem Asian carp threat
The Columbus Dispatch, January 10, 2014

Block the carp — now: Congress doesn’t need a list of options from the Corps of Engineers; it needs an urgent plan of action
The Toledo Blade, January 10, 2014

Editorial: Speak out, fight Asian carp invasion
The Lansing State Journal, January 9, 2014

Editorial: Urgency needed to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp, invasive species
Battle Creek Enquirer January 9, 2014

Help stop the pending carpocalypse of the Great Lakes: editorial
The Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 9, 2014

Opinion: Closing the Chicago canal is still the best option for Great Lakes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 8, 2014

Our View: Time for action on Asian carp issue
Midland Daily News, January 8, 2014

Editorial: Action needed on Asian carp threat, A new report on the threat of this invasive species is long on details, short on action
Detroit News, January 8, 2014

The Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study, or GLMRIS, looked at options to keep invasive species from spreading between the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes. You can find out more about GLMRIS by reading the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition’s press release, you can download the full report or executive summary.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting meetings to gather comments and questions from the public. If you wish to attend these meetings and comment on the report, you must register to speak. You can find out more details about these public meetings and register as a speaker by scrolling down on the GLMRIS site. The Army Corps will be in:

Milwaukee, Wis. on 1/13
Cleveland, Ohio on 1/16
Ann Arbor, Mich. on 1/21
Traverse City, Mich. on 1/23
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. on 1/27
St. Louis, Mo. on 1/30

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