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Environmentalists fighting invasive species

Environmentalists fighting invasive species

While not everyone agrees on which method is best, elected officials and federal agencies are working now more than ever to find solutions to the Asian carp invasion.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Agencies issue forecasts for spring thaw

Agencies issue forecasts for spring thaw

The third coldest and snowiest winter in Chicago history has clearly overstayed its welcome, but there is some good news coming from the miserable season.

March 09, 2014 7:15 pm Photos


Army Corps proposes alternatives to protect lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | A federal agency sent Congress a list of alternatives Monday for shielding the Great Lakes from an invasion by Asian carp that could devastate native fish, including construction projects in Chicago waterways that could cost more than $18 billion and take 25 years to complete.

January 06, 2014 3:52 pm

New online maps show distribution of Asian carp in U.S.

Two federal and one Illinois agency on Friday announced the release of new online maps showing present data on Asian carp in Midwest waterways.

April 26, 2013 1:09 pm

Crews ready to resume Harbor and Ship Canal dredging

EAST CHICAGO | Work will resume this week on the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project.

April 03, 2013 10:00 pm

Winter weather conditions could plunge Lake Michigan water levels to record lows

While a warm, dry winter may be more tolerable for Lake Michigan-area residents, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning it could send lake water levels plunging to record lows.

October 31, 2012 1:10 pm
Northwest Indiana preparing for Isaac

Northwest Indiana preparing for Isaac

Lessons learned during the flood of 2008 are translating into advanced preparation for the arrival this weekend of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac.

August 30, 2012 6:00 pm Photos


West Street rebuild nears completion

CROWN POINT | The four-month West Street reconstruction project neared completion last week, with only finishing touches left to be done.

July 28, 2012 8:00 pm
Trail Creek barrier shields Lake Michigan from 'disaster'

Trail Creek barrier shields Lake Michigan from 'disaster'

MICHIGAN CITY | One invasive species that has plagued Lake Michigan for years is less likely to continue to spread locally.

April 20, 2012 1:15 pm Photos


Little Calumet levee project nears completion

MUNSTER | The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission closed out this year's business at its Wednesday meeting with news from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that the levee protection project is nearing its end.

December 14, 2011 9:30 pm
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