Public Meeting on Asian Carp control efforts Feb. 17 in Ypsilanti, Mich

Executive Office of the President of the United States

(EPA) Phillippa Cannon, 312-353-6218,
(EPA) Mick Hans, 312-353-5050,
(IJC) Frank Bevacqua, 202-412-1017,

No. 10-OPA011

CHICAGO (Feb. 8, 2010) – The International Joint Commission, in cooperation with the participating agencies listed below, is hosting a public meeting in Ypsilanti, Mich., on Feb. 17 to discuss plans and get recommendations on Asian carp control efforts. This will be the second public meeting in the Great Lakes region.


  • Senior representatives from
  • International Joint Commission;
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency;
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service;
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers;
  • U.S. Coast Guard;
  • Great Lakes states, provinces, municipalities and tribes (invited);
  • White House Council on Environmental Quality; and
  • Scientific experts


  • 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17


  • Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
    1275 S. Huron
    Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The meeting also will be available via live web stream at: Those who cannot attend the meeting in person can submit questions on the Web site.