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Asian Carp Crisis: Experts Testifying In Lawsuit Over Closing Of Locks

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Five Great Lakes states are suing the federal government to force closing of Chicago-area shipping locks as a last-ditch effort to keep the invasive species from entering Lake Michigan. But closing locks in the waterway system, even for a short time, could deal a crippling blow to the shipping and boating industries that help drive Illinois' economy, business leaders say.

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