Asian carp found just 9 miles from Lake Michigan

June 23, 2017 | Press Release
A live Asian carp was found only 9 miles from Lake Michigan, well beyond the electric barrier that serves as the only line of defense against Asian carp invading the Great Lakes.

Bill Seeks to End White House Delays in Combating Asian Carp Invasion

June 21, 2017 | Press Release
A bipartisan bill introduced today in Congress would push the Trump Administration to stop delaying a key effort to stop the Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes.

Corps Discounts Thousands of Citizen Comments on Asian Carp Solution

The Army Corps of Engineers recently released the results of the public comments on the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). As authorized by Congress, GLMRIS set out to “evaluate a range of options and technologies to prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River by aquatic pathways.” [...]

Press Release: Permanent Solution to Invasive Species Crisis Needs to Remain Priority for Army Corps, States and Congress

Only viable solution is to physically separate Great Lakes, Mississippi River basins Chicago – Conservation groups are urging the Obama Administration and U.S. Congress to maintain their focus on a permanent, long-term solution to an invasive species crisis that is putting communities, businesses, and industry at risk. The groups submitted comments yesterday to the U.S. [...]

Study: Physical Barrier Most Effective Way to Stop Invasive Species from Ravaging Great Lakes, Mississippi River

For Immediate Release: January 7, 2014 Study: Physical Barrier Most Effective Way to Stop Invasive Species from Ravaging Great Lakes, Mississippi River CHICAGO - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified physically separating the Mississippi River and Great Lakes watersheds as the most effective way to prevent aquatic invasive species like Asian carp from [...]