Great Lakes States Sue US For Asian Carp Barrier

Law360, New York (July 19, 2010, 3:39 PM EDT) -- Attorney generals from five Great Lakes states have sued the federal government seeking a court order to install physical barriers to block the passage of Asian carp from the Mississippi River into Lake Michigan.

In a complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, attorneys general of Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for an immediate response, less than a week after the White...
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