Placing dam-like structures in Chicago waterways would be an almost foolproof method of preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan, while a less pricey electric barrier system also has solid prospects for shielding the Great Lakes from the invasive fish.
An Army Corps of Engineers report has a U.S. Senators, local mayors and waterway industry representatives speaking out against one of its solutions to stop the spread of Asian Carp.
Now welcoming visitors at the Shedd Aquarium are three big grey slow moving Carp.
Biologists at the Shedd Aquarium were hoping the addition of three Asian bighead carp to the Invasive Species exhibit would persuade visitors to help keep the voracious fish out of Lake Michigan.
A long line of adventurous connoisseurs gathered at Captain Dirk’s free fish giveaway at the Taste of Chicago Thursday, to take a bite of the invasive and infamous Asian carp.
You know them as the invasive species trying to enter Lake Michigan, but one Taste of Chicago booth could get you to think differently about Asian Carp.
Despite efforts to rid Chicago’s Sanitary and Ship Canal of Asian carp, evidence of the invasive fish is still showing up.
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to order the closure of locks on the Sanitary and Ship Canal to keep the Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
The Chicago waterway that made it possible to reverse the flow of the Chicago River has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Two environmentalist groups are the latest to call for a shutdown of the Sanitary and Ship Canal, so as to prevent the spread of the Asian carp into the Great Lakes.
Workers along the Illinois River have found a new use for the invasive Asian carp.
A Louisiana chef admits they’re a bit bony but says the dreaded Asian Carp that threaten the Great Lakes region can be the basis of gourmet fare. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to boost the charge on electric fences designed to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Gov. Pat Quinn disagrees with the contention that the only way to block the Asian carp from the Great Lakes is to close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Some Great Lakes States are putting pressure on the federal government to wall off the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to stop the spread of Asian carp.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Chicago shipping locks will not be closed in the interest of keeping the Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Although testing earlier this year found Asian carp DNA in Lake Calumet, four days of intensive, newly completed monitoring has turned up no trace of the voracious fish.
Is the Asian carp an invasive species or a tasty delicacy?
A picture of a giant Asian Carp in the arms of a Joliet fisherman shows why biologists see the fish as a big problem.
Lawmakers are reaching across borders to keep Asian Carp out of Lake Michigan.