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Tag: Asian Carp
Is it too late? Has the Obama administration done to Michigan what it has done to the Gulf Coast?
In its inability to offer rule exclusions necessary for the building of berms needed to prevent the oil from reaching sensitive areas, the Obama administration doomed those sensitive areas to an ugly death state for many years to come. And with its political connections and the Chicago interests willing to ignore the destruction of our natural resources here in the great lakes, the president has now earned yet another star for ignorance and incompetent leadership. The Free press reports the carp are here:
And it was a small one.
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In Traverse City yesterday, Representative Dave Camp, and AG Mike Cox brought together a panel for a presentation on the ongoing silver (Asian) carp debate. In a standing room only event, we were able to get an overview of the efforts made by Cox's office and Camps office, and yes, even Granholm's office on this important issue.
It is a big deal.. We have a limited time to do something ultimately, or the nature of our great lakes region will be altered negatively forever. Its estimated the one part of Michigan's economy that remains could be damaged quite literally making the state non-viable. Damage to the economy estimated in the tens of $Billions for Michigan alone.
The effect of doing nothing has its consequence. Its there in front of us. We have watched it like a plague growing northward from the Mississippi.
So why are we facing opposition>?
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Canada demonstrating a desire to maintain the health of its exposure to the great lakes, announced today the planning of a bombing run to seal off the Great Lakes Basin from the invasive Asian Carp species.
OK.. Maybe he didn't say that.. and maybe it isn't going to happen..
But we need to take this Asian Carp situation just as seriously..
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