States Press 7th Circ. To Intervene In Asian Carp Feud

Law360, Chicago (January 22, 2014, 4:26 PM EST) -- Five Great Lakes states urged the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday to revive their lawsuit aiming to force the federal government to take decisive action to block the migration of Asian carp into Lake Michigan, calling the invasive species an "extraordinary threat" to the region.

Existing measures taken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a Chicago-area water department to prevent the fish from escaping their newfound home in the Mississippi River Basin and entering the Great Lakes are insufficient, and the two agencies have been...
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Case Title

State of Michigan, et al v. United States Army Corps of En, et al


Case Number

12-3800

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

December 12, 2012

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