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Agency delays plan for keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes

Feb 28, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The Trump administration has delayed indefinitely a plan for strengthening defenses on a crucial Chicago-area waterway to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where scientists say they could cause severe harm to native fish populations, officials said Tuesday.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had been scheduled to release draft results of a study begun in April 2015 on possible structural or technological upgrades at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam ne...