US House OKs bill extending Great Lakes restoration program

 

The U.S. House has voted to extend for an additional five years a program designed to improve water quality in the Great Lakes and make progress on resolving their biggest environmental threats.

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Feds update strategy to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal agencies plan to spend $57.3 million this year on preventing invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where scientists say they could disrupt food chains and out-compete native fish.

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