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Study: Physical, electric barriers best Asian carp defenses

Study: Physical, electric barriers best Asian carp defenses

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | 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, accordi…

January 29, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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James Cameron and others plan to explore the real abyss

James Cameron and others plan to explore the real abyss

Earth's lost frontier is about to be explored firsthand after more than half a century. It's a mission to the deepest part of the ocean, so deep that the pressure is the equivalent of three SUVs sitting on your toe.

March 20, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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James Cameron, others to explore the real abyss

James Cameron, others to explore the real abyss

Earth's lost frontier is about to be explored firsthand after more than half a century. It's a mission to the deepest part of the ocean, so deep that the pressure is the equivalent of three SUVs sitting on your toe.

March 15, 2012 3:00 pm Photos

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GUEST EDITORIALS: They're off to a bad start

Pat Bauer clearly wasn't listening in November when voters kicked him out of the speaker's chair and relegated his Democratic caucus to a distinct minority in the Indiana House.

January 15, 2011 12:00 am

Great Lakes groups study how to stop invasive species

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. |  Groups representing states and cities in the Great Lakes region kicked off a $2 million study Thursday of how to slam the door on exotic species such as Asian carp by cutting links between the lakes and the Mississippi River watershed.

July 23, 2010 12:00 am
Lawmakers eyes separation study in fish fight

Lawmakers eyes separation study in fish fight

DETROIT | A group of lawmakers on Wednesday said a plan to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes should be looked at with increased urgency.

July 01, 2010 12:00 am

Lawmakers seek to speed efforts to stop Asian carp

DETROIT | A group of lawmakers on Wednesday said the idea to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes should be looked at with increased urgency.

June 30, 2010 1:30 pm
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