Thursday, June 21, 2007

Conservationists Sue To Keep Invasive Species Out Of The Great Lakes

National organizations began legal proceedings today to require that ocean-going ships rid themselves of invasive fish species they are depositing in the Great Lakes.

This is an important step that could force the US Environmental Protection Agency and shippers to do what they could already have done without a lawsuit.

And it's a real step forward in maintaining fish species native to the Great Lakes watershed.

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