The Obama administration has announced 13 additional measures to address concerns about a potential Asian carp migration. But many Midwest states are demanding a permanent barrier to separate the Mississippi River from Lake Michigan.
A judge on Monday scheduled hearings in an Asian carp case for September – a move that will allow five Midwestern states to call on expert testimony. The five states are seeking to close two Chicago canals in a bid to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.
Three states had primaries for the 2010 elections Tuesday. An incumbent lost her seat, the 'tea party' split its vote, and health-care reform took a beating.
While Chicago Mayor Daley called an oil spill in the Kalamazoo River a bigger threat to Lake Michigan than Asian carp, many scientists disagree. Is the mayor playing politics, or is he on to something?
President Obama wants comprehensive immigration reform, and he’s suing to block Arizona’s tough new law. But most Americans – including many Democratic officials – are against him.
An Asian carp caught in Lake Calumet this week is the first such live fish to be found in such close proximity to Lake Michigan. Worries mount that the species will invade, and ruin, the Great Lakes.
Nikki Haley, an Indian-American woman, and Tim Scott, a black man, look positioned to win their respective races Tuesday in GOP runoffs in South Carolina. Their rise is a window into a changing state.
Michigan had asked the Supreme Court to order Chicago to close two locks to stop the invasive Asian carp from getting to the Great Lakes.
Invasive Asian carp traveled up the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan, threatening the regional economy as well as the environment.
Federal authorities are proposing to control, but not close, Illinois shipping locks in an effort to prevent the Asian carp from infiltrating the Great Lakes. Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm did not agree with the plan.