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  • Mounting urgency as Asian carp threaten the Great Lakes

    Mounting urgency as Asian carp threaten the Great Lakes

    A congressional hearing this week on Asian carp in the Great Lakes region raises scientific questions and political difficulties. What are the best ways to prevent invasive fish from proliferating, and what would be the economic impact of blocking their passage from the Mississippi River?

  • For first time, Asian carp DNA found in Lake Michigan

    For first time, Asian carp DNA found in Lake Michigan

    On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court ruled that it will not force Illinois to shut locks that other states say could allow invasive Asian carp into Lake Michigan. Hours later, the US Army Corps of Engineers announced that they had found Asian carp DNA in Lake Michigan.