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States sign invasive carp prevention agreement

Brandon Road Lock and Dam

The governors of Illinois and Michigan have agreed to work jointly to protect the Great Lakes from invasive Asian carp species. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Gov. JB Pritzker recently announced an intergovernmental agreement between the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) which allows Illinois to use up to $8 million in funds ...

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NMMA applauds U.S. Army Corps Asian Carp prevention plan

The National Marine Manufacturers Association Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its final draft plan on preventing aquatic invasive species (AIS), including Asian carp, from reaching Lake Michigan. Throughout the report’s development, the National Marine Manufacturers Association and its coalition partners worked closely with the Corps to ensure the study and proposed solutions addressed the recreational boating ...

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NMMA spearheads new efforts to combat Asian Carp

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is redoubling its efforts in the fight against Asian carp infiltrating the Great Lakes – one of the aquatic invasive species that the organization works to prevent from damaging native ecosystems. Last week, NMMA held meetings with key Congressional offices and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regarding the status of the Brandon Road Study, ...

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