GLMRIS: Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study

Public Meetings

Draft GLMRIS-BR Report

USACE is hosting public meetings to discuss the contents of the report and receive oral and written comments from the public. Those who plan to speak at a meeting are encouraged to use the "Register to Speak" buttons below. All three meetings will also be available to the public via phone and web conference and Facebook Live. From the start of each meeting until the scheduled time for opening remarks, GLMRIS-BR Team Members will be available in person for open house format one-on-one discussions about the Study. Online participants should plan to join the conference call, webinar and Facebook Live events shortly before opening remarks. Meeting locations and times are listed below.

Public Meeting Materials


Completed Public Meetings

USACE hosted public meetings at the following locations to discuss the contents of the report and receive oral and written comments from the public.

  • Chicago, IL – September 11, 2017
  • Muskegon, MI – September 14, 2017
  • Joliet, IL – September 18, 2017

Facebook Live

Public meetings will be broadcast on Facebook Live. To view the live feed of the meeting, visit the Rock Island District's Facebook Page at the time of the meeting.

When you visit the site you may be prompted to sign up or log in if you are not currently logged into Facebook. Having an account and logging in is not necessary to view the meeting. If you have an account, you can sign in to view the video. If you do not have an account, select "Not Now" to minimize the prompt. Scroll down the page to the first item listed under "Posts" to view the live video.

Teleconference and Web

During each public meeting time, a recorded Teleconference line and Web meeting will be open to the public. Access information is below.

Toll-Free: 888-431-3632
Access Code: 723853

Web Conference URL:
Meeting Number: 888-431-3632
Access Code: 723853

Completed 2014 NEPA Public Scoping Meetings

USACE hosted three (3) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings for the GLMRIS-Brandon Road effort. Please see the 2014 NEPA Scoping page for meeting materials and transcripts.

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