DNR: No Asian Carp Found During Michigan Waterway TestingThe DNR says 336 water samples have been taken this year from the Kalamazoo River and Ottawa County's Spring Lake and Lake Macatawa. They were analyzed for Asian carp DNA. None tested positive.
Chicago Hosts International Forum On Urban Waterways17 mayors from around the global are in Chicago for a forum on how different cities rate using their rivers to enhance urban life.
Environmentalists Urge Congress To Strengthen Clean Water ActEnvironment Illinois campaign director Lisa Nikodem said the group's "Wasting Our Waterways" report reveals there’s a lot of work to be done to prevent pollution of waterways that feed into Lake Michigan.
Environmental Groups: Close Sanitary And Ship Canal To Stop Asian CarpTwo 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.