Asian Carp

September 11th 2012

Action needed to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp

Protecting the Great Lakes from invasive species is like “3-D chess” with potentially the greatest challenge posed by Asian carp. “This isn’t one of those places where we can be moderate,” said Jill Ryan, executive director of Freshwater Future. “If … Continue reading

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December 13th 2011

Newspapers calling for faster action on Asian carp

The rally cry for faster action on Asian carp continues to grow, with more newspapers calling on federal officials to speed up efforts to keep the menacing fish from invading the Great Lakes.

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December 6th 2011

Sen. Debbie Stabenow Offering Asian Carp Amendment in 2012 Budget

Asian carp will be part of the U.S. Senate’s 2012 budget discussions, thanks to Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. Sen. Stabenow is introducing a budget amendment that, if approved, would direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete its study … Continue reading

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December 15th 2010

Asian Carp Placed on Eco-Terrorist List

Yesterday, President Obama signed into law the Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act that lists the hideous fresh-water beasts under the Lacey Act as injurious species. The law prohibits the intentional introduction of the species and prohibits interstate transportation or … Continue reading

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December 2nd 2010

Congress Sends Asian Carp Bill to the White House

The US House of Representatives approved the Asian Carp Prevention and Control Act yesterday. Sens. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and George Voinovich (R-OH) introduced the bill that will help stem the spread of Asian carp in the United States in the … Continue reading

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