States Join Battle to Protect Great Lakes From Asian Carp

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. β€” Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says an interstate partnership is being established to help strengthen defenses against invasive Asian carp in a Chicago-area waterway.

The initiative would help pay costs of upgrading the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Illinois, a key choke point between the carp-infested Illinois River and Lake Michigan.

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