High Court Denies States' Injunction Bid In Carp Spat

Law360, New York (January 19, 2010, 4:59 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to issue a preliminary injunction that would have closed waterway locks in Illinois rivers and canals, delivering an early blow to several states seeking to further restrict the migration of a particularly prosperous and invasive species of carp into the Great Lakes.

Without comment, the high court on Tuesday denied approval of emergency measures requested by Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox to block Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan. The brief order gave no hint as to whether the court...
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