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Study Raises New Concerns Over Asian CarpSeveral varieties of Asian carp have infested the Mississippi River and many of its tributaries.
Group Asks Candidates To Support Asian Carp FightAn 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.
Lawmakers Prod Feds To Heed Plan For Stopping Asian CarpThirty-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.
UM: Record Gulf Dead Zone Predicted Due To Mississippi FloodingExtreme 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.
New Bill To Battle Asian Carp InvasionMichigan Senator Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Dave Camp are teaming up with environmental experts to fight the Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes.
US Army Corps To Study Asian Carp, Other Invasives