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More Work on Handling Invasive Species

 
More Work on Handling Invasive Species
Posted Tuesday, February 18th 2014 @ 4am  by Michigan Radio Network

Four legislative committees in Lansing are teaming up today to look into the invasive species problem in the Great Lakes.

The committees will convene at the Capitol to hear from the US Army Corps of Engineers on its recent findings of the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study.

The study, revealed earlier this year, presents various options on how to deal with invasive species, especially the Asian Carp, which scientists say poses a great threat to the Great Lakes ecosystem.

The joint hearing will include the House Natural Resources Committee, House Tourism Committee, Senate Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes Committee and Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee.

The legislators will also hear from various experts on natural resources issues, including advisors from the DNR and Office of the Great Lakes.

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