Scientists call Asian carp the "greatest immediate threat to the Great Lakes." We have an obligation to listen to the facts and act with urgency to do everything in our power to stop this grave threat to our Great Lakes ecosystem.
It's been a time of growing black wealth and influence; an era that saw an African-American man elected president of the world's most powerful nation. With so much progress, why are so many black children still in foster care?
Sen. Dick Durbin spoke in Chicago on Friday afternoon to address the ongoing Asian carp issue, stating that the capture of a live Asian Carp beyond all locks and barriers to Lake Michigan is a "wake up alarm."
The carp capture affirms the cutting-edge science that has pointed to the invasive fish infesting our waterways. It´s time to stop arguing about whether we have a problem and start focusing on a solution.
The Army Corps of Engineers is concerned that the Asian carp fence is now potentially threatening the public health and safety by sending dangerous levels of electricity into the surrounding landscape.