Governors Urge Federal Action On Asian Carp Threat

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 4:31 PM EST) -- In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to take emergency action to restrict the migration of Asian carp into the Great Lakes, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle are asking the White House to intervene and help stop the spread of the invasive fish species.

The two Midwestern governors requested a “rapid response” from federal officials to protect the Great Lakes' “fragile ecosystem” from the threat posed by the intruding carp in a letter sent to President Barack Obama on...
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