Mississippi River

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.


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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.


Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Study Raises New Concerns Over Asian Carp

Several varieties of Asian carp have infested the Mississippi River and many of its tributaries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Group Asks Candidates To Support Asian Carp Fight

An environmental coalition asked candidates to promise if elected to continue an Obama administration program dealing with some of the Great Lakes’ most pressing environmental problems, including the invasive species, Asian carp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

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Lawmakers Prod Feds To Heed Plan For Stopping Asian Carp

Thirty-one members of Congress prodded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday to consider a multi-billion-dollar plan for cutting a Chicago-area link between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds to stop migration of Asian carp and other invasive species.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

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UM: Record Gulf Dead Zone Predicted Due To Mississippi Flooding

Extreme flooding of the Mississippi River this spring is expected to result in the largest Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” on record, according to a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist and his colleagues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

New Bill To Battle Asian Carp Invasion

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Dave Camp are teaming up with environmental experts to fight the Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2011

US Army Corps To Study Asian Carp, Other Invasives

Federal officials have laid out a plan for studying how to stop invasive species – including the voracious Asian carp – from migrating between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.