Appeals Court Won’t Close Chicago Locks Over Carp

A federal appeals panel has rejected a request by five Great Lakes states for an immediate order to close shipping locks on Chicago-area waterways and take other steps to prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2011

Testimony Done In 5-state Suit To Close Locks

Testimony is over in a potentially far-reaching federal lawsuit seeking to close two Illinois shipping locks to thwart the invasive Asian carp.


Experts To Testify In Asian Carp Lawsuit

Experts are set to testify in a federal lawsuit in Chicago, where five states are asking a judge to close Illinois shipping locks to prevent Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes.