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EPA Gets Earful On Asian Carp Plans

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Federal officials unveiled their multi-pronged plan, which received mix reviews, during a a public hearing in Chicago.

Charting Asian Carp's Course

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Four species of Asian carp were first imported into Arkansas in the early 1970s. Since then the voracious, rapidly multiplying fish have migrated northwards, edging ever-closer to the Great Lakes.

Congress Holds Hearing to Debate Closing Chicago-Area Locks

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A Great Lakes expert warned that closing off the canals that link Chicago is the only way to keep invasive species out

Obama Administration Pledges $78.5 Million to Fight Asian Carp; Great Lakes Governors Want More Than Cash

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Following a Monday “carp summit” at the White House, Governor Jennifer Granholm said that she was “very disappointed”

Asian Carp Threat Prompts Protest Near Lake Michigan Shore

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Fishing enthusiasts and state representatives rallied on the banks of Traverse City’s Boardman River Saturday

Legal Battle Over Asian Carp in the Great Lakes Heats Up

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The White House responds to calls for a Great Lakes summit to protect the lakes and their $7 billion sportfishing industry from the invasive species.

Supreme Court Declines To Wade Into Asian Carp Fight, Worrying Great Lakes Governors

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DNA tests indicate the invasive species may already have entered Lake Michigan.