An electric barrier network near Chicago designed to prevent Asian carp and other species from migrating between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River systems had a 13-minute power outage this week.

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  • Asian carp barrier near Chicago had power outage
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  • Asian carp barrier near Chicago had power outage
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