Sanitary And Ship Canal
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.
ComEd is assessing the damage after a vault caught fire Wednesday morning, at a substation in an industrial district near the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.