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Canada Pledges $17.5M In Fight Against Asian Carp

The Canadian government says it will spend $17.5 million over the next five years to help prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.

05/28/2012

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Asian Carp May Have Back Door Into Minnesota

There’s a back door for Asian carp to sneak into Minnesota, and fisheries officials are worried that the invaders might have found it already.

05/13/2012

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Ellison, DNR Hope To Stop Spread Of Asian Carp

Environmental groups and the DNR joined Congressman Keith Ellison to show support for a plan to stop the spread of Asian carp. The leaping fish consume large amounts of food needed by native fish, and they’re making their way north in the Mississippi River.

05/11/2012

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Asian Carp Barrier Had Power Outage

Two members of Congress say an electric barrier system near Chicago meant to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes had a 13-minute power outage.

05/04/2012

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Bubble Barrier May Protect MN Waters From Asian Carp

It may sound like a bubble bath for Asian carp, but the underwater device being tested at a University of Minnesota research lab is hardly meant to be a spa.

03/12/2012

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Upper St. Anthony Lock Touted As Carp Blocker

Federal and state leaders are highlighting the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis as a crucial barrier for stopping Asian carp’s advance up the Mississippi River.

03/12/2012

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Flying Carp Found In Winona

There’s evidence flying carp are in Minnesota after a commercial fisherman says he caught one in the Mississippi River.

03/02/2012

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Feds Spend $50 Million On Carp Fight

The Obama administration will spend $51.5 million this year to shield the Great Lakes from greedy Asian carp, including first-time water sampling to determine whether the destructive fish have established a foothold in the lakes, officials said Thursday.

02/23/2012

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Good Question: How Did The Asian Carp Get Here?

You have probably seen the video by now: Invasive Asian carp that jump out of the water. Now, DNA results taken near the Coon Rapids Dam show they may be heading up river towards Lake Mille Lacs.

12/08/2011

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Tests Suggest Asian Carp Spread North Of Key Dam

Minnesota officials say tests have detected signs of Asian carp north of the Coon Rapids dam on the Mississippi River, the last major physical barrier to their spread northward.

12/08/2011

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Netting The Mississippi For Asian Carp

On a picturesque October morning, commercial fisherman Tim Adams is framed by colorful leaves and a bright blue sky. He’s plying the smooth waters of the Mississippi river near Newport.

10/27/2011

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5 States Take Asian Carp Case To Supreme Court

Five states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to hear their plea for quicker federal action to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi river watersheds.

10/26/2011

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Asian Carp DNA Found In Mississippi River In Mpls.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says invasive Asian carp may be present in the Twin Cities stretch of the Mississippi River.

10/20/2011

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Illinois Launches Asian Carp Anti-Hunger Program

Asian carp may be a plankton-gobbling nuisance threatening the Great Lakes, but Illinois officials on Thursday expressed hope in changing that perception one bite at a time.

09/22/2011

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Crews Test For Asian Carp In 3 Minnesota Rivers

Tests are underway in three Minnesota rivers to check for the invasion of Asian carp.

09/15/2011

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