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Researchers in the Great Lakes region have found new evidence that invasive Grass Carp are spawning near the mouth of the Sandusky River, a Lake Erie tributary.

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The Great Lakes Fishery Commission says state, federal and University of Toledo scientists have confirmed the discovery of grass carp eggs in the Sandusky River, a tributary of Lake Erie.

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The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee says an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes.

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Environmental groups say a new report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers makes clear urgent action is needed to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will release a previously delayed report on measures at an Illinois waterway chokepoint to prevent the Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

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The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee says no additional carp have turned up in the Chicago waterway where the recent discovery of an adult male triggered an intensive search.

A live Asian carp — an invasive fish so threatening to local U.S. ecosystems that officials have struggled to keep it out of the Great Lakes — has been caught 9 miles from Lake Michigan, beyond a system of underwater electric barriers.

Business, government and environmental activists are asking authorities to take more steps to protect the health of Lake Erie. Jim Letizia reports.  

Asian Carp Found In Muskingum River

Apr 22, 2014
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State officials continue to fight the potential spread of the Asian Carp into Lake Erie.

Asian Carp Report Released

Jan 7, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a report about options for keeping the Asian Carp from invading the Great Lakes.

A new research report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says that fish are capable of crossing an electrical barrier designed to keep Asian carp from using the Chicago ship canal to enter the Great Lakes.  

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Federal scientists say they've found evidence for the first time that Asian carp have reproduced successfully within the Great Lakes watershed.

Several groups and Great Lakes states are working to protect their bodies of water from the Asian carp.

Ohio Continues Fighting Spread Of Asian Carp

Aug 6, 2013

The Asian Carp continues to pose a threat to the Great Lakes, and experts continue working to end the threat.

A report released this week shows at least some Asian carp probably have reached the Great Lakes, but there's still time to stop them from becoming established.

Feds Release Report On Asian Carp DNA

Feb 21, 2013

A report by three federal agencies shows live Asian carp do not have to be present for their DNA to turn up in the environment.

A federal judge is threatening to permanently dismiss a lawsuit filed by Ohio and four other Great Lakes states over threats posed by the Asian carp.

Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign did not send a representative to a forum on Great Lakes issues today.

Michigan officials plan to expand efforts to test for Asian carp to bait shops in the Lake Erie basin.