Michigan assistant attorney general Robert Reichel says the threat of Asian carp to the Great Lakes has reached a "biological tipping point" and the waterways leading into Lake Michigan have become a "carp highway."
The comments came Monday during the first hearing in a multi-state lawsuit demanding tougher action... more »
A U.S. Geological Survey report suggests clearing tamarisk, or salt cedar, from waterways doesn't significantly boost streamflow in the long-term.
The tree has spread since being used in the 1900s for erosion control.
A coalition of groups working to restore the Arkansas River basin says the watershed has... more »
Wildlife officials have begun their hunt for the destructive Asian carp in Chicago-area waterways.
Officials already have DNA evidence that suggests the fish has made it past the area's electric fish barriers. Now, they're looking for actual fish. Crews are focusing on areas where warm water from industrial operations... more »
Members of Congress say they'll seek $20 million to study using poisons to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
Securing the money was among several steps agreed on by lawmakers from the Great Lakes region during a meeting Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Richard Durbin of... more »
Colorado Springs residents can recycle their fallen leaves Wednesday and Thursday on Cheyenne Blvd. Putting leaves inthe gutter is illegal in the Springs, because it clogs waterways.
Wednesday, Dec. 2 and Thursday, Dec. 3 drop off leaves at the corner of W. Cheyenne Blvd. and Fox Ave., one block... more »
Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California's rugged coastal mountains are polluting the state's major waterways, rendering fish unsafe to eat and risking the health of at least 100,000 impoverished people.
But an Associated Press investigation found that the federal government has tried to clean up fewer than a dozen... more »