Friday, March 27, 2009

Barrier to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes almost complete

By James Janega Tribune reporter

A long-awaited permanent electric barrier built to keep invasive Asian carp in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal out of the Great Lakes could be up and running by the end of April, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday.

Workers spent the day repairing a series of cooling pipes necessary to chill the heavy equipment that creates the underwater electrical barrier. [Full Story]

Source: The Chicago Tribune

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