Asian Carp

8:16 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Great Lakes Senators Call for Army Corps of Engineers to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

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Letter signed by Levin, Stabenow and others questions what criteria the corps would use to determine that an emergency exists
WASHINGTON - A group of U.S. senators representing Great Lakes states are pushing the Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with plans to stop Asian carp from entering the Lakes.
7:05 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Keeping Asian Carp out of Great Lakes could cost $18-billion

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Army Corps of Engineers report lays out options, but does not make recommendation for keeping invasive fish out of Great Lakes
WASHINGTON - The Army Corps of Engineers today released its report on keeping Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes with a range of options, several of which could take decades to implement and cost $15-billion or more.
6:23 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Obama administration proposes $50-million plan for keeping Asian Carp out of Great Lakes

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Skeptics say plan should separate lakes from the Mississippi River
WASHINGTON - Federal officials said today they will test new tools to control the spread of Asian carp, including strengthening an electronic barrier in the Chicago area, as part of a new strategy for keeping the invasive species out of the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes governors
7:16 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Great Lakes governors' summit: A sign of progress?

Asian Carp - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Gary Wilson

    

This past weekend a meeting of governors from Great Lakes states was held on Mackinac Island. Not all of the governors attended and there were no major policy initiatives. But independent journalist Gary Wilson says just meeting is important. 

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