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June 22, 2015 For the first time ever, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed part of a navigable waterway to stem the migration of an invasive species.
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Commercial fisherman Ronnie Hopkins (left) and his assistant, Armondo, catch Asian carp on Lake Barkley, Ky.
March 24, 2014 Asian carp are not just a problem for the Great Lakes region. Fish processors in Kentucky are finding novel ways to dispose of them — including sending them to China, where they are prized as food.
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Two Asian carp on display during a February, 2010 congressional hearing.
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June 23, 2010 An Asian Carp was found within 10 miles of Lake Michigan, raising fears that the invasive species would soon be causing havoc in the Great Lakes.
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