Asian Carp

File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
WMUK

(MPRN-South Haven) Governor Rick Snyder says a new shipping lock in Joliet, Illinois is needed to stop Asian carp from making their way from the Mississippi River system to the Great Lakes. But, Snyder says it’s taking too long to get the project started.  

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U.S. Geological Survey

There’s a long wish list of Great Lakes projects and advocates want federal money to help pick up the tab. Gary Wilson who reports for greatlakesnow.org says that will mean political battles over who pays and how much.


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U.S. Geological Survey

(Great Lakes Today) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a study Monday detailing the best ways to prevent Asian carp from getting into the Great Lakes. 

Asian Carp - file photo
U.S. Geological Survey

An Asian carp was caught recently in a place where it shouldn’t be – beyond an electric barrier meant to keep the species out of Lake Michigan and the rest of the Great Lakes. Now, a researcher at Southern Illinois University is trying to figure out just how it got there.


Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) If you want to win 700-thousand dollars, you might be in luck. If you know how to keep invasive carp out of the Great Lakes. 

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