Asian Carp

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
Toledo Blade

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.  

Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune

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.