Skip to Content


Notice of Availability for Comments Regarding the Planned Environmental Assessment Interim Report IIIa Fish Deterrent Barriers, Illinois and Chicago Area Waterways

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble


Department of the Army—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.


Notice of Availability.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District is requesting public comments for a planned Environmental Assessment. The Corps is directed to conduct a study of technologies that may enhance the efficacy of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Dispersal Barriers System. The study is structured as a series of interim reports. Interim Report IIIa, limited to the impacts of implementing additional in-stream barrier/deterrent technologies at key locations in the Illinois and Chicago Area Waterways is the focus of this planned EA. The specific technologies under consideration include acoustic deterrents, air bubble curtains, and strobe lights used both individually and in combination. Comments are requested to assist in determining the level of analysis and impacts to be considered for implementing these in-stream barrier/deterrent technologies. Any comments received by the Corps on the proposed EA will be considered fully for the Federal action associated with the Project.

Start Further Info


Comments concerning the level of analysis or impacts to be considered in the draft Environmental Assessment should be provided by March 19, 2010, to Peter Bullock at the Chicago District at

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information



Start Signature

Susanne J. Davis,

Chief, Planning Branch, Chicago District.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 2010-5619 Filed 3-12-10; 8:45 am]