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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BING NEWS:
  • Big budget for fighting Asian carp is downsized
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's budget includes millions of dollars to defend the Great Lakes against Asian carp, including funds to finish a long-standing third electric barrier near Chicago and ... but has redundant power supplies to ensure ...
    02/15/2015 - 3:48 pm | View Link
  • Great Lakes states' push for Asian carp barrier dealt another legal blow
    Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania claim the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Chicago ... power. Such a barrier, she noted, would cost billions and take years to complete. Engineers have worked for years to stop the spread of Asian carp ...
    07/15/2014 - 8:10 am | View Link
  • Big report on Asian carp put off until after options are released by 2013
    Asian carp ... Chicago Area Waterways System near Lockport. But some environmental groups have long argued that such measures are costly and may ultimately be flawed and ineffective. Last week the electric barrier system experienced a 13-minute power ...
    05/8/2012 - 7:16 am | View Link
  • Asian carp barrier near Chicago had power outage
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — 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, officials said Friday.
    05/4/2012 - 11:52 am | View Link
  • Asian carp barrier near Chicago had power outage
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—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, officials said Friday.
    05/4/2012 - 2:32 am | View Link
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  • Chicago District > Missions > Civil Works Projects > ANS ...
    The Electric Barriers are operated to deter the inter-basin establishment of Asian carp and other fish via the CSSC by maintaining an ... Electric Barrier Parasitic ...
    11/19/2017 - 5:27 am | View Website
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    For more information on the Chicago District, ... electric barriers during flooding and recommended ... can inhibit Asian carp movement.
    11/15/2017 - 4:59 pm | View Website
  • Asian carp found in Little Calumet River had evaded three ...
    Officials say an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to keep them from reaching the Great Lakes.
    06/21/2017 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • Report: Fish swim past barrier meant to stop Asian carp
    The electric barrier on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is considered the last line of defense to stop an Asian carp invasion of Lake Michigan, but it has a ...
    12/22/2013 - 6:53 pm | View Website
  • Shocked? Power Fails on Asian Carp Barrier
    An electric barrier near Chicago designed to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from migrating between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River system had a ...
    05/6/2012 - 11:36 am | View Website
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