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Plan to stop Great Lakes’ Asian carp invasion could cost billions, take 25 years

By The Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 7:43 EDT
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Fast-breeding and voracious Asian carp -- often called aquatic vacuum cleaners -- have wiped out native species and put a major dent in recreational fishing and boating on lakes and rivers across the central United States
 
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To keep Asian carp and other invasive species out of the Great Lakes will require at least 25 years and billions of dollars, according to a study released Monday by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The report, commissioned by Congress in July 2012, offered…

 
 
 
 
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