Mark Biel is the Chair of UnLock Our Jobs – a coalition of agriculture, business, labor, river communities, and concerned citizens working towards a comprehensive solution to stop the spread of Asian Carp, while leaving the Chicago locks open to commerce. As chair, Mark works with organizations across the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes to protect waterway commerce and prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes. The coalition and its members support a comprehensive, multi-tiered solution that maximizes control and prevention efforts targeting Asian carp and fully funding ongoing efforts to address their spread. A project of the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, UnLock Our Jobs was established in June 2010.

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