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Environmentalists Threaten Suit Over Ballast Rule

Environmental groups say they may renew a legal battle if the federal government doesn’t toughen proposed regulations of ship ballast water that has brought invasive species such as zebra mussels to the Great Lakes.

02/21/2012

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Zebra Mussels Spread In Lake Minnetonka

Researchers have found the invasive zebra mussels are spreading in a popular recreational lake in eastern Minnesota.

12/21/2011

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DNR Fears Zebra Mussels Hitchhiking On Boat Lifts

Biologists at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are concerned zebra mussels may be hitchhiking on boat lifts.

10/11/2011

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DNR Treats Lake For Zebra Mussels

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it will be at least two years before the agency knows whether a pesticide applied to a northern Minnesota lake has killed a zebra mussel infestation.

10/07/2011

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DNR To Try To Kill Zebra Mussels With Pesticide

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans to use a pesticide to try to kill zebra mussels recently found in a lake in Otter Tail County.

09/30/2011

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Killing Zebra Mussels With Environmentally Safe Bacteria

One particular aquatic invasive species threatening Minnesota’s lakes and rivers might someday be controlled by using a natural bacterium found in the soil.

09/12/2011

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DNR: Zebra Mussels Found In 2 Western Minn. Lakes

DNR biologists confirmed that the pests are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria.

08/26/2011

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Spicer Group Seeks To Stop Spread Of Zebra Mussels

A group of lakeshore owners in west-central Minnesota are researching a new approach to fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels across the state.

08/07/2011

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Boaters To Encounter Zebra Mussel Power Wash

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is launching a new weapon against the spread of the invasive zebra mussel in at least three lakes.

08/05/2011

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Plan To Control Zebra Mussels Creates Controversy

Boaters and anglers who hope to use Christmas Lake just might find the lake’s public water access controlled by an electronic gate. The city of Shorewood and the Christmas Lake Homeowner’s Association have a pilot plan to limit access to the lake in hopes of fighting invasive species.

07/25/2011

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Zebra Mussels Spread Rapidly In Lake Minnetonka

A study finds zebra mussels are rapidly spreading throughout Lake Minnetonka.

07/06/2011

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Zebra Mussels Still Present In Red River

North Dakota wildlife officials say zebra mussels are still present in the Red River.

07/01/2011

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Twin Cities Campaign Raising Awareness For Zebra Mussels

As people get on Minnesota lakes, the Department of Natural Resources and others are asking to keep a close eye on zebra mussels. Now, there’s a new campaign in the Twin Cities that’s hoping to stop the spread.

06/16/2011

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Minn. Urges Boaters To ‘Pull Plug’ On Invasives

With the fishing season opener coming up Saturday, Minnesota is urging boaters to ‘pull the plug’ on aquatic invasive species.

05/11/2011

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Fee Increases Proposed To Fight Invasive Species

Gov. Mark Dayton has unveiled legislation to slow the spread of aquatic species in Minnesota lakes and rivers.

03/16/2011

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