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Indiana Berm to Block Asian Carp from Lake Erie

posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:33 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Work could start this fall on building a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes. Full Story

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Michigan

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:25 PM

The federal government could more quickly implement a plan to keep the Great Lakes free of Asian carp if the region's citizens and elected officials agreed on the best approach to take, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said Thursday. Full Story

Crews Install 2nd of 9 Asian Carp Barriers in Minnesota

posted on October 25, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Construction crews are trying to stay ahead of the icy, cold winter weather as they work to install five gates at the Coon Rapids dam before the end of the year. Full Story

Large Asian carp found in lake near Lake Michigan

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Members of Congress say the recent discovery of a large Asian carp near Lake Michigan underscores the need to separate the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds in the Chicago area. Full Story

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers

posted on November 21, 2012 at 11:04 AM

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers
Asian carp, an invasive species capable of decimating native fish populations, were brought to the U.S. in the 70s as a way to clean algae from Arkansas catfish ponds. Massive flooding in the area released the carp into the Mississippi River and... Full Story

Officials to Test for Asian Carp at Bait Shops

posted on September 7, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Officials plan to expand efforts to test for Asian carp in the Lake Erie basin to bait shops. Full Story

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers

posted on June 15, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers
Asian carp, an invasive species capable of decimating native fish populations, were brought to the U.S. in the 70s as a way to clean algae from Arkansas catfish ponds. Massive flooding in the area released the carp into the Mississippi River and... Full Story

Lake Erie Rivers Good Asian Carp Habitat

posted on January 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal study says Lake Erie andsome rivers flowing into it would offer ideal habitat for unwantedAsian carp.     The U.S. Geological Survey says the Maumee, Sandusky and Grandrivers have... Full Story

Asian carp case cast to Supreme Court

posted on October 28, 2011 at 3:21 PM

Five states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to hear their plea for quicker federal action to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi river watersheds. Full Story

Illinois launches Asian carp anti-hunger program

posted on September 23, 2011 at 6:41 PM

By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press     CHICAGO (AP) - Minced Asian carp tacos? How about spaghetti withcarp sauce?     Illinois officials hope serving the invasive species on a plateis the creative... Full Story

Huge fish spurs call to 're-reverse' Chicago River

posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:47 PM

The city was in a predicament. By the late 1800s, the slow-moving Chicago River had become a cesspool of sewage and factory pollution oozing into Lake Michigan, the source of drinking water for the bustling metropolis. Full Story

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