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U.S. delays carp containment Great Lakes protection

Mar 3, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Washington — The Trump administration has indefinitely delayed release of a long-awaited plan to keep invasive Asian carp from slipping into the Great Lakes after GOP members of Congress wrote to the president fretting that the plan might disrupt commerce on Chicago-area waterways.

Rep. Bob Gibbs, a Holmes County Republican, was among those who signed the letter.

On Feb. 28, the Army Corps of Engineers was scheduled to release a draft of a study launched two years ago on potential

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