Governors & Premiers Adopt Resolution on Brandon Road

On July 8, 2019, the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers adopted a resolution stating that the Conference will support Illinois in its nonfederal sponsorship role by engaging in technical and policy teams as necessary; and, facilitating discussions among the states and provinces regarding providing support where feasible to a project.  In the resolution, the Great Lakes Governors also request that Congress immediately authorize and appropriate the funding needed for engineering and design options for a Brandon Road Lock and Dam project to allow construction to begin as soon as possible to protect the health of the Great Lakes and their fisheries to the fullest.

The full resolution can be downloaded below.

Resolution: Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers Basinwide Coalition to Prevent Asian Carp from Entering the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Basin by Taking Action at Brandon Road

La Coalition des gouverneurs et des premiers ministres des Grands Lacs et du Saint-Laurent pour empêcher les carpes asiatiques d'entrer dans le bassin des Grands Lacs et du Saint-Laurent en passant à l'action à Brandon Road