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Judge focuses on carp DNA in lawsuit over locks

(AP) -- The reliability of DNA testing suggesting Asian carp may already be in waterways near Lake Michigan was the focus of final arguments Monday in a lawsuit seeking the closure of Chicago-area shipping locks to halt ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Ecology
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Asian carp found close to Lake Michigan, past barriers

A 19-pound Asian carp has been found near the shore of Lake Michigan, above a navigation lock that regional political leaders had been demanding the Army Corps slam shut to try to keep the invaders out of the world's largest ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Ecology
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Wildlife officials search for carp in Chicago area

(AP) -- Armed with sprawling fishing nets and boats equipped with electric prods, state and federal fisheries biologists began a "search-and-destroy" mission in Chicago-area waterways Wednesday aimed at rooting out the dreaded ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Ecology
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Chicago suburbs covet Lake Michigan water

In what could be the state's largest collective gulp of Lake Michigan water in nearly two decades, 10 suburbs are seeking approval to tap the vast but closely guarded natural resource.

dateJan 14, 2010 in Environment
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