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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

Plan Seeks Phosphorus Cuts To Stop Lake Erie Algae

posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM

The report largely blames the algae's resurgence on manure and chemical fertilizer from farms. Full Story

Scientist Say Dead Zone Showing Up In Green Bay

posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:51 PM

The oxygen-deprived area may cover as much as 40 percent of the largest freshwater estuary in the Great Lakes. 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

Ohio Wants Farmers to Help Reduce Lake Erie Algae

posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:29 PM

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's farmers won't be forced to change how they use fertilizer and manure even though both are thought to be contributing to the growing algae outbreaks in Lake Erie. Instead, state officials are hoping that farmers will... 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

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