Reports and Studies

Final Reports

Microplastics in the Great Lakes  – 2017

Microplastics in the Great Lakes Workshop Report

The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program in Illinois (PowerPoint)

Illinois Lake Michigan Nearshore Mercury & PCB TMDLs (PowerPoint)

Waukegan Harbor South Beach Assessment

Birds as Indicators of Contaminant Exposure and Effects in the Great Lakes – Waukegan Harbor  – PDF of a presentation that was presented during a regular CAG Meeting.

Bird Friendly Building Design

Recommendation for Removal of the Restrictions on Dredging Activity Beneficial Use Impairment (Dredging BUI) April 2014

Waukegan Fish Sampling_Summary Report – 2013

Final Summary Report for Benthos and Plankton within Waukegan Area of Concern: Potential for Further Local Restoration

Benthic and Macroinvertebrate Assessment Presentation

USACE Great Lakes and Interbasin Mississippi River Study (GLMRIS) Summary (2013) – The goal of GLMRIS is to present a range of options and technologies to prevent the transfer of aquatic nuisance species(ANS), such as Asian carp, between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins through aquatic pathways.

GLMRIS Report web page

GRLI Action Plan II The GLRI Action Plan II outlines the next phase of work on Great Lakes environmental problems