MEDIA ADVISORY: Major Press Announcement on Rapid Response Efforts on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal – Illinois DNR

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2009

CONTACTS:
Chris McCloud (IDNR)
(217) 785-0075

Phillippa Cannon (USEPA)
(312)-353-6218

Lynne Whelan (USACE)
(312)-846-5330

CPO. Robert Lanier (USCG)
(216)-357-8411

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

Press briefing to be held tonight at 7:00pm

CHICAGO – The Asian Carp Rapid Response Workgroup will hold a press briefing tonight at 7:00pm (CST) at the operation site near Lockport, IL. Representatives will share information about a major development today in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC). The briefing will take place at the media access area inside the operation site. All press are required to bring media identification to gain access.

Who:

  • Representatives from the Asian Carp Rapid Response Workgroup

What:

  • New development in the response efforts on the CSSC

Where:

  • NW 9th Street and Powerhouse Rd.
    (under the Rt. 7 bridge near Lockport, IL at the media staging area on the CSSC)

When:

  • 7:00pm (CST) Thursday, December 3

 

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