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

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…  …

U.S. lawmakers alarmed as Asian carp head into Great Lakes

Senators raise alarm over Asian carp invasion in Great Lakes (via The Christian Science Monitor) A 20-pound Asian carp is held after being caught in Lake Calumet, about six miles downstream from Lake Michigan, in this 2010 photo. Research reported this week finds eDNA traces of Asian carp in the…