WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has sent a letter to the acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works raising alarm over the delay in finalizing the Brandon Road Study, a critical action plan for keeping Asian carp from reaching Lake Erie.

 Brown on Monday joined the bipartisan letter with Great Lakes Task Force Members, U.S. Senators Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan; Chuck Schumer, D-New York; Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York; Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin; Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana; Gary Peters (D-MI) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL).