Category Archives: Fishing

Obama Administration Takes Steps to Protect Watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

    December 15, 2016 Agencies deny sulfide-ore copper lease renewal application; Commit to further study of potential impacts of mining near pristine watershed WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture today announced important … Continue reading

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Asian carp DNA triggers new Chicago River fishing expedition

By Dan Egan of the Journal Sentinel Oct. 9, 2012   Even as Michigan lawmakers lambaste the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for not moving fast enough to develop a permanent plan to stop Asian carp from swimming up the … Continue reading

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Mississippi River faces new threats

Sept. 27, 2012  •  Associated Press A 72-mile stretch of the Mississippi River that flows through the Twin Cities is in better shape than it was before the Clean Water Act was passed 40 years ago, although new risks have … Continue reading

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Asian carp DNA found in Lake Erie

By Dan Egan of the Journal Sentinel July 13, 2012 The battle against Asian carp has taken on a new front. Evidence of the voracious, jumbo carp that have been advancing up the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal toward Lake … Continue reading

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ASIAN CARP POSE ‘SUBSTANTIAL RISK’

  Associated Press By Dan Egan of the Journal Sentinel July 12, 2012 For seven years, reporter Dan Egan has been reporting on threats facing the lakes. His groundbreaking work has shown the damage caused by invasive species and has … Continue reading

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