Posts tagged "bighead"

Bighead Asian Carp could be big money for Illinois

Word of Illinois’ campaign to create a public taste for sauteed fillets and fried fish cakes made from bighead Asian carp has reached even the distant shores of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, where we are vacationing with gracious friends. It was national news because Illinois seems to have lost its mind by asking people to, in... Read more »

Reason and Asian Carp

Instead of demanding that the entire Illinois waterway be choked off to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, calmer minds have started working on a cooperative way of meeting the threat. Lots of things are going on next week regarding the issue. From the Tribune: On Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn plans to meet with governors from... Read more »

Supreme Court: no closing Illinois locks, at least for now

An Asian Bighead carp swims in the Great Lakes Invasive Species tank at Chicago‘s Shedd Aquarium. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune) The Supreme Court refused the request by the Michigan attorney general and other political hacks to issue a temporary injunction to close Illinois waterway locks to deny Asian carp access to the Great Lakes, the Tribune reported on Tuesday.... Read more »
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