1/13/10

In the news: Carp DNA found closer to the lake

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Environmental DNA samples taken in recent weeks reveal that Asian carp apparently have infested another waterway just below the shores of Lake Michigan, this time north of downtown Chicago, the Journal Sentinel has learned.

U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan made reference to some "initial indications" of more waters infested with the jumbo-sized fish in a Jan. 6 memorandum to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kagan is opposing the State of Michigan's request for a Supreme Court injunction to close some navigation locks to keep the invasive fish from spilling into Lake Michigan. Read more.


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