Posts tagged "Carp"

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 »

Shut down the St. Lawrence Seaway

Now that Minnesota has joined Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania in a war on the Illinois shipping industry, I am reminded of the perils of the round goby. The what? The round goby is a bug-eyed fish of prey that entered the Great Lakes in the ballast tanks of ocean freighters two decades ago and now is multiplying... Read more »
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