Posts tagged "Minnesota"

Months after shutdown fight, Minnesota projects an $876 million surplus

Illinois apparently doesn’t have the guts and the smarts to do the same!

Carp update: Chicago floods?

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District has filed a response with the U.S. Supreme Court to our neighboring state’s demand for a shutting down of the Chicago Waterway System to keep Asian carp out of the great lakes. The district argues that the shutdown could cause significant flooding and environmental damage. Story is here. A response... 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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