July 16, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled Monday against a coalition of five Great Lakes States seeking to compel the Army Corps of Engineers and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District) to take action to prevent Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan ...[read more]
December 4, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a nuisance suit by Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania to compel the US Army Corp of Engineers and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to construct barriers between Chicago-area waterways ...[read more]
August 24, 2012
by Cody Harding
On August 24, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled against five states' effort to prevent the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes. Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and concerned organizations sought to close two Chicago waterways in an effort to halt ...[read more]
February 28, 2012
by Hillary Stemple
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to grant an injunction, and denied a petition for writ of certiorari in Michigan v. US Army Corp. of Engineers. Five states petitioned the court in October asking them to overturn a lower court ruling and to require the US Army Corps of Engineers to ...[read more]
October 27, 2011
by John Paul Putney
Michigan Attorney General Bill Shuette, joined by four other states, on Wednesday asked the US Supreme Court to require the US Army Corps of Engineers to accelerate a study on ecological separation as well as installation of nets to stop the advancement of Asian carp toward Lake Michigan. The ...[read more]
August 26, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday ruled against five states in their latest efforts to stop Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes. Officials fear that the 100-pound fish, which reproduce rapidly, could wipe out native species and destroy the $7 billion Great Lakes ...[read more]
January 19, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday issued two per curiam opinions, remanded the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, and denied a preliminary injunction to Michigan in a dispute over Asian carp. The Court granted certiorari in Beard v. Abu-Jamal and granted the respondent's motion to proceed in forma pauperi... ...[read more]
December 23, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The state of Michigan on Monday filed suit in the US Supreme Court against the state of Illinois seeking to close two waterways that allow invasive Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes. Michigan officials fear that the 100-pound fish, which reproduce rapidly, could wipe out native species and ...[read more]

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