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Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

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Illinois and Army Corps of Engineers at impasse on carp project

The Brandon Road Interbasin Project (BRIP) is the billion-dollar answer to a decades-long concern among environmentalists, elected officials and business leaders that the invasive carp could use the Illinois River as a byway to escape the Mississippi River Basin and enter the Great Lakes. (Stock photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR)

To prevent the movement of invasive carp into the Great Lakes, the states of Illinois and Michigan and the Army Corps of Engineers need to sign an agreement – but for months they have been locked in a stalemate over what comes next.
Documents show that Illinois wants a better deal that leaves the door open for more federal funding, as well as a revamped incremental construction process.

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