Protection Agency (EPA) will host the final of six informal public
engagement sessions on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Action
Plan III, from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at EPA Region 5, in the Lake
Michigan Room, 12th floor, 77 West Jackson Blvd. in Chicago.
Note: Please allow
extra time to pass through building security check.
EPA and its federal
partners are currently developing Action Plan III, which will outline GLRI
priorities and goals for 2020-24. It will focus in particular on the
* Toxic substances
and areas of concern.
* Invasive species.
* Nonpoint source
pollution impacts on nearshore health.
* Habitat and
The proposed plan
is expected to be available for formal public comment this fall.
information on GLRI and Action Plan III, visit ww.glri.us/
they wish, will also be able to participate virtually in the Aug. 7 session
through a webinar. Webinar participants will be able to view and hear a
video and a presentation, but interaction with technical experts will be
limited to participants who are physically in the room.
Dial-In No: (866) 299-3188.
At the August 7
engagement session, members of the public will be able to learn more about
the GLRI Action Plan development process, talk with representatives from EPA
and other agencies, and provide input on priorities to be used in the
initial stage of developing a GLRI Action Plan covering fiscal years 2020