Federal Asian Carp Plan Needs to Be Strengthened

Conservation groups today are urging the Obama Administration to strengthen a federal plan to protect the Great Lakes from the advancing Asian carp and move toward a permanent solution of physically separating the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes basin.

Read the press release here.

The call to accelerate short-term actions to prevent the non-native fish from taking hold in the Lakes comes as the U.S. EPA prepares to hold a public meeting in Chicago on the federal government’s response to the relentless advance of the Asian carp.

Read the federal Asian carp framework here.

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