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The Stream, May 2: Energy Peak

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Surprisingly to some, carbon emissions and energy in the United…

Asian Carp -- On the Docket in D.C. and Chicago; On the Menu in Michigan

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Federal judge rejects Asian carp injunction as Congress passes a ban on their import.

Great Lakes Threats Go Beyond Asian Carp, Invasive Expert Says

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Dr. Reuben Keller calls for long-term solutions to protect the Great Lakes, and the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.

Illinois Company Receives Grant to Export Asian Carp to China

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Asian carp are heading home, 40,000 pounds at a time.

Asian Carp Czar Outlines Plan to Eradicate Invasive Fish

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Announcement comes, as Canada plans joint effort with the United States to study the threat posed to the Great Lakes

Asian Carp Case Goes to Court as Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Protect the Great Lakes

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Invasive Asian carp make a surprise appearance on the Missouri River.

Tracking the Threat and Politics of Asian Carp

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Imported from Taiwan and brought to Arkansas as weed control agents three decades ago, Asian carp have become the poster children of potential threats to the Great Lakes. As the fish inch closer to invading Lake Michigan, regional and national politicians debate the financial consequences of coping with the invasive species. With the fate of multi-billion dollar a year industries on the line, the Obama administration has offered some fiscal support to quell the storm.

Supreme Court Takes Second Look at Michigan’s Asian Carp Injunction

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Will they reconsider a motion filed by Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox to block Asian carp from the Great Lakes?

Q&A: Michigan Attorney General Talks about Asian Carp

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Circle of Blue speaks with Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox about the fight to protect the Great Lakes against Asian carp.

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

African Armyworms Destroy Crops, Pollute Waterways

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In what is being called the worst caterpillar plague in 30 years,…

Love Could Kill Invasive Lamprey

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Scientists have developed a new weapon in the war against the…