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Great Lakes Invasive Species

Great Lakes Day: Advocating in DC for Great Lakes Protection

Roger Germann | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green
Roger Germann

In a show of solidarity, something not often seen in Washington D.C., the Great Lakes Commission passed four resolutions, with Asian carp at the top of the list.

Saving The Great Lakes From Asian Carp Could Cost Billions

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

It's possible to stop the influx of Asian carp between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. But it might take physical barriers separating the t...

Keep Invasive Fish Out Of Great Lakes With.. Love Potions?

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 09.23.2013 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A $50 million federal plan released Wednesday for keeping hungry Asian carp from reaching the valuable fish populations o...

Testing the Waters: Pollution Is an Equal Opportunity Drag in the Great Lakes

Henry Henderson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

We can turn the tide against persistent water pollution. Today more than ever, we know that much of this pollution pattern is preventable.

EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory Board

AP | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging pr...

Feds To Propose Asian Carp Fix.. Next Year

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 07.08.2012 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Obama administration's promise Tuesday to quicken its search for a way to shield the Great Lakes from Asian carp and ...

EPA Releases Plan To Regulate Ship Ballast Water To Fight Invasive Species

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Environmental Protection Agency proposed stricter requirements Wednesday for cleaning ballast water that keeps ships ...

'Time Is Running Out For The Great Lakes'

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Five states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to hear their plea for quicker federal action to prevent Asian carp and ...