Environmental news

  1. Study: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative boosts economy as well as environment

The news that I read this week has to do with efforts to clean up the Great Lakes in the US. (Not to be confused with the Great Lakes in Africa) This initiative has helped with cleanup of the lakes, but also rivers leading into it. One of the coolest accomplishments, in my opinion was the removal of 6 million pounds of invasive Asian carp from the Illinois River.

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