Tag Archives: Great-Lakes-Task-Force

January 6th 2010

News Reports Accuse MidWest of Hysterical React to Asian Carp

Hysterical? Questionable DNA? Ever seen a 100 plus pound flying fish? Even if scientists didn’t find fish DNA beyond the Electric Barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Shipping Canal -just miles from the entry to Lake Michigan (which they did)- … Continue reading

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December 15th 2009

Feds Invest In Stopping Asian Carp

As invasive species, Asian Carp were always going get some fiscal attention from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding, and now EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, has announced that $13 million will go directly to trying to stop the carp from … Continue reading

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December 11th 2009

Some Great Lakes Congressmen Call for Locks to Close & Permanent Separation of Basins; Others May Follow

The Great Lakes Task Force has been circulating a letter on Capitol Hill urging immediate action to stop the Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes. They join Michigan’s Governor in calling for the locks to be closed and consideration … Continue reading

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December 7th 2009

Davis’ Quote says it all: “We knew this day would come.”

“We knew this day would come,” Great Lakes Czar Cam Davis told the Chicago Tribune in reference to the threatened great Asian Carp invasion of 2010. Davis promises that as early as today there could be a decision made about … Continue reading

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October 5th 2009

Indiana’s Pete Visclosky Gets Cash for Lake Michigan, But Didn’t Push For GLRI Bucks

While Indiana’s lawmakers may be evasive when it comes to lobbying their colleagues for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative dollars, Rep. Peter Visclosky (D) has successfully garnered $43 million for environmental projects on the shores of Lake Michigan and the Little … Continue reading

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