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Asian Carp Swarm South of Chicago As Consensus on Permanent Solution Eludes Nation

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New legislative proposal focuses on less expensive, short-term…
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Great Lakes States to Track Asian Carp and Prepare for Future Invasions

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Using invasive carp already present in Lake Erie, agencies practice response for more damaging species.

Study: Army Corps of Engineers Release Ways to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes

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Plans to stop the invasive fish are costly, and most take more than 10 years to complete.

Report: Fish Analysis Reveals Asian Carp Have Reproduced in Great Lakes Watershed

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A new study shows grass carp reproduced at least once in the Sandusky River, but it cannot confirm an established population.

Report: Why Asian Carp eDNA Still Matters in the Fight for the Great Lakes

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Researchers see great promise in eDNA testing to detect invasive and rare species at low abundance — including invasive Asian carp — but refining the tool is a long process.

After Summer of Testing, Status of Asian Carp in Lake Erie Remains Uncertain

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Positive test results for Asian carp eDNA from Lake Erie's Sandusky and Maumee bays are worrying, but not conclusive.

Has the Invasion Started? Asian Carp eDNA Found in Lake Erie

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While federal efforts are largely focused on stonewalling invasive Asian carp at Chicago, the fish could be making their way into the Great Lakes through Lake Erie, where studies show they are likely to thrive.

U.S. Congress to Get Asian Carp Solutions by 2013, Two Years Ahead of Schedule

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to speed up…

Third Time's Not A Charm: U.S. Supreme Court Again Denies Request to Stop Asian Carp

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The Supreme Court denied a request by five states that were calling for immediate action to stop invasive Asian carp from infiltrating the Great Lakes. This is the third time that the court has denied an injunction for the Asian carp case.
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Study Outlines Plans to Stop Asian Carp at Chicago

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Three proposals for separating the Great Lakes from the Mississippi…

Advance of the Invader: Asian Carp Continue March to Northern Waters

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Live carp have been found in North Dakota and past the electric barriers in Chicago. As the carp push forward, Michigan and other Great Lakes states are once again asking the U.S. Supreme Court to speed up action to stop the advance of the invader.

Feds Pledge $47 Million To Asian Carp Fight; States Appeal Court Loss

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Last week, the Obama Administration announced an updated plan, which included additional research but not closing the Chicago locks.