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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  • Barrier Broken? Asian carp electric barrier loses juice and exposes folly of the faux fence
    I got a call over the weekend looking for my take on news that the electric barrier, billed as a “success” and the best tool to keep the invasive Asian carp away from Lake Michigan, had lost power, leaving the Chicago Waterways unprotected for a short ...
    05/7/2012 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • Did They Get Through? Asian Carp Barrier Had Power Outage
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Two members of Congress say an electric barrier system near Chicago meant to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes had a 13-minute power outage. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Dave Camp, both of ...
    05/4/2012 - 7:05 pm | View Link
  • Asian carp barrier had power outage
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — An electric barrier near Chicago designed to prevent Asian carp and other species from migrating between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River system had a 13-minute power outage this week, officials said Friday. U.S. Sen.
    05/4/2012 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • Army Corps reduces power on Asian carp barrier
    The Corps says it cut power from 2.3 volts back to 2 volts, the setting before it was boosted Oct. 11. The barrier emits electric pulses in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to prevent Asian carp and other fish from migrating between the Great Lakes and ...
    10/19/2011 - 11:45 am | View Link
  • Corps: More voltage needed for Asian carp barrier
    ... carp won’t be stopped by the current voltage used at the barrier on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, officials said. Tiny carp aren’t near the barrier yet, so the power doesn’t need to be raised immediately, Corps officials said. The agency ...
    03/27/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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