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Court Won't Force Chicago To Close Shipping Locks To Fight Asian Carp

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 04.28.2012 | Chicago

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to order emergency measures that might prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great L...

U.S. House May Vote To Close Chicago Locks Due To Asian Carp

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A showdown is brewing in Congress over whether to close shipping locks in the Chicago area in hopes of keeping the enviro...

Asian Carp Battle: Judge Says Chicago Locks Can Stay Open

AP | JOHN FLESHER and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge Thursday turned down a plea from five states to order the immediate closure of shipping locks on Chicago-area waterway...

ESPN Fumbles Asian Carp Report

Mark Biel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Biel

Just a few days ago, with an Outside the Lines special report, ESPN jumped into the foray of voices as an unlikely contributor to the Asian carp debate.

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...

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 ...

Search Is On For Asian Carp In Chicago Area

AP | KAREN HAWKINS and JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CICERO, Ill. — Armed with sprawling fishing nets and boats equipped with electric prods, state and federal fisheries biologists began a "search-...

Feds Pass On Surest Solution To Asian Carp Advance

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The surest way to keep rampaging Asian carp from gaining a foothold in the Great Lakes is to sever the link between Lake ...