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No News and No Movement Is Good News in Asian Carp Debate

Mark Biel | Posted 05.19.2012 | Chicago
Mark Biel

Nobody wants to see the Asian carp spread further, but a solution won't be found in a courtroom. If we work collaboratively to protect the Great Lakes, everyone is better off.

Getting It Right in the Gopher State

Mark Biel | Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago
Mark Biel

When it comes to the Asian carp debate, a long-running problem in the Great Lakes region is a laser-like focus on Chicago and its waterways. Minnesota has recently taken steps that should serve as an example.

Man Catches 84-Pound Asian Carp In Chicago Lagoon

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A massive 84-pound Asian carp was caught Thursday night in a Chicago park lagoon, according to a source. Spencer Miller was fishing in Garfield Par...

Experts Testifying About Asian Carp Threat

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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 s...

Asian Carp: Closing Locks Would Cost Illinois $4.7 Billion, Chamber Of Commerce Projects

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An economic impact study commissioned the by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce projects the cost of closing Chicago-area navigational locks to shipping...

Asian Carp Crisis: As Battle Continues, 2,000 Gallons Of Poison Dumped In River

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The battle against the invasive Asian carp continues today. Thousands of gallons of a toxic chemical will be dumped in a river to kill all fish near L...

Could Fighting Asian Carp Bring Cash To Illinois?

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Proposals to block Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes have largely focused on the costs and inconvenience of closing off Chicago-area waterways ...

Asian Carp: Aldermen To Debate Whether To Close River Locks

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicago aldermen today are scheduled to debate whether the Chicago River locks should remain open. The river could be closed off from boats to ke...

Asian Carp: White House Summit Begins Week Of Activity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A week of activity on the impending Asian carp crisis kicks off Monday with a meeting at the White House. Nancy Sutley, the president's top environme...

Asian Carp: Michigan Asks Supreme Court To Intervene Again

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Michigan's Attorney General today filed a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court, again asking the judges to force closure of locks and dams in Chicago-ar...