Supreme Court: No to closing Great Lakes locks (update)

The high court for the second time has rejected a request by some of Illinois' neighbors to shut down Chicago-area locks to prevent the spread of Asian Carp into the Great Lakes.
Now will Michigan and other plaintiffs come up with other boneheaded ideas for hurting Chicago's economy?
UPDATE: In response to the ruling, Robyn Ziegler, Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan's press secretary said: 

The State of
Illinois has done and will continue to do everything within
its legal authority to stop the progress of Asian carp and protect the
and health of the Great Lakes . Michigan 's renewed motion seeking
closure of the
locks failed to recognize the extensive work that the State of Illinois
is doing to protect the Great



Robyn Ziegler, Press


Robyn Ziegler, Press

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