Bills Seek Barrier For Asian Carp From Great Lakes

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT) -- Federal lawmakers from Midwestern states are trying to push through legislation to swiftly establish a permanent barrier between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Basin to control the invasive migration of Asian carp, following the discovery of one within striking distance of Lake Michigan.

Bills introduced in both chambers of Congress — in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich. — would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
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