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Vilsack: Smartphones could tell consumers what's in food

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone. Full Story

Lawmakers seek short-term action to stop Asian carp advance

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:51 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching 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

Debate In Congress Next Phase Of Asian Carp Battle

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:08 PM

The Corps released a report Monday with eight potential approaches. 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 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

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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