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Briefing Date:07/15/2008
Topic:Great Lakes Shipping, Trade, and Aquatic Invasive Species

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Transportation Research Board
and
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Water Science and Technology Board
Committee on the St. Lawrence Seaway:
Options to Eliminate Introduction of Nonindigenous Species into the Great Lakes, Phase 2

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
427 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.
and
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
253 Russell Senate Office Bldg. 10:00 a.m.

on

Great Lakes Shipping, Trade, and Aquatic Invasive Species
Transportation Research Board: Special Report 291

This new report prepared jointly by the Transportation Research Board and the Division on Earth and Life Studies, reviews existing research and efforts to date to reduce aquatic invasive species introductions into the Great Lakes and identifies ways that these efforts could be strengthened toward an effective solution.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 16, 2008 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the Transportation Research Board.

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