Asian Carp http://wkar.org en Great Lakes Month in Review: Gov. Snyder on invasive species, pet coke and pipelines http://wkar.org/post/great-lakes-month-review-gov-snyder-invasive-species-pet-coke-and-pipelines <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-44d91f6c-ad8a-5f3a-ec50-db65ba0ae303" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">At the end of each month, we check in with Great Lakes commentator and journalist Gary Wilson for updates on environmental stories from around the basin. &nbsp;</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">For today’s Great Lakes Month in Review we’re focusing on the </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#333333;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"><a href="http://www.cglg.org/">Council of Great Lakes Governors summit</a>, which took place in Chicago this past weekend. Wilson had the opportunity for a one-on-one interview with Governor <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/snyder">Rick Snyder</a>.</span> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:00:41 +0000 Emanuele Berry 52918 at http://wkar.org Great Lakes Month in Review: Gov. Snyder on invasive species, pet coke and pipelines Grass carp, the overlooked Asian carp http://wkar.org/post/grass-carp-overlooked-asian-carp <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-125c9c06-d54b-e5da-0665-59b7c79d51c5" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Most people have heard about Asian Carp and the threat they pose to the Great Lakes. However, many don't understand what the label Asian carp means. There are many types of fish that fall under the Asian carp umbrella, each bringing their own unique peril to the Great Lakes basin. One type of Asian carp that is overlooked and underestimated is the grass carp.</span> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:19:09 +0000 Emanuele Berry 50829 at http://wkar.org Grass carp, the overlooked Asian carp Great Lakes Month in Review: Ice cover, Asian carp and Federal funding http://wkar.org/post/great-lakes-month-review-ice-cover-asian-carp-and-federal-funding <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>At the end of each month, we check in with <a href="http://greatlakesecho.org/">Great Lakes</a> commentator and journalist Gary Wilson for updates on environmental stories from around the basin. For the January 2014 Great Lakes Month in Review, we’re focusing on ice cover and Asian carp fatigue. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:47:45 +0000 Current State 48546 at http://wkar.org Great Lakes Month in Review: Ice cover, Asian carp and Federal funding Army Corps report suggests tough choices for Asian carp problem http://wkar.org/post/army-corps-report-suggests-tough-choices-asian-carp-problem <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Earlier this week, the <a href="http://www.usace.army.mil/">Army Corps of Engineers</a> released the results of its 18 month <a href="http://www.glmris.anl.gov/glmris-report/">study</a> designed to deal with Asian carp in the Chicago waterways system. The study was mandated by Congress as the threat of the invasive species to the Great Lakes ecosystem continues to increase. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:22:06 +0000 Current State 47801 at http://wkar.org Army Corps report suggests tough choices for Asian carp problem Study indicates Asian carp may already be in Great Lakes http://wkar.org/post/study-indicates-asian-carp-may-already-be-great-lakes <p></p><p>A new study released in April finds Asian carp may in fact be reaching the Great Lakes.&nbsp; The Asian carp is an invasive species with an appetite large enough to potentially decimate the food chain ecosystem of the Great Lakes.&nbsp; There have been many efforts to contain the spread of the fish in the Chicago Area Waterway System to connects to Lake Michigan.&nbsp; The study now raises new questions about the effectiveness of that system.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 15:54:14 +0000 Current State 35275 at http://wkar.org Study indicates Asian carp may already be in Great Lakes Study Finds No High-Risk Pathways for Asian Carp http://wkar.org/post/study-finds-no-high-risk-pathways-asian-carp <p>A federal study of 18 potential aquatic links between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds says none of them are likely pathways to the lakes for Asian carp.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 22:36:39 +0000 The Associated Press 23948 at http://wkar.org Study Finds No High-Risk Pathways for Asian Carp AP: Asian Carp Barrier Had Power Outage http://wkar.org/post/ap-asian-carp-barrier-had-power-outage <p>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.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 22:40:35 +0000 The Associated Press 16834 at http://wkar.org AP: Asian Carp Barrier Had Power Outage