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Dam Removal Public Comments Deadline

November 6, 2023 All day

The United States Army Corps of Engineers will be accepting public comments through Monday, November 6, 2023. Comments and/or questions can be sent to Mr. Ryan Johnson, biologist, at: Fox-River-Study@usace.army.mil

Visit https://www.lrc.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works-Projects/Fox-River-Connectivity-Habitat-Study-IL/ to learn more about the study and recommendations.

The Fox River Study Group (FRSG), which has conducted extensive water quality sampling and river modeling, has found that removal of the dams is the most cost effective means to improve water quality concerns that must be addressed, according to the Illinois EPA. Kane County is a contributing member of the Fox River Study Group.

Friends of the Fox River, advocating for the removal of Fox River dams for over 30 years, shares The 8 Reasons Why USACE Recommends the Removal of 9 Fox River Dams – Free the Fox River!