Fish

Mon, 01/02/2012
A new Army Corps of Engineers study of Chicago-area waterways has stirred the debate over whether to sever the connection between Lake Michigan and inland waterways that were created by the construction of canals a century ago. The study, released on Dec. 7, is part of the Corps’s nearly decade-long process aimed at preventing invasive species,...
Sun, 05/01/2011
Tom Dart made Rahm Emanuel’s campaign easier by not running for mayor. Now the Cook County sheriff might have simplified his governing by giving him a road map—and an amateur video— to solve a 42-year-old city mess. The untidiness is the anti-patronage Shakman case, the suit filed against the City of Chicago and other local government bodies in...
Thu, 03/31/2011
When the United States Fish and Wildlife Service decided in March to ban the import and transport of bighead carp — one of the infamous Asian carp — under a century-old law called the Lacey Act, David Lodge had one reaction. “It’s about time,” he said.  It figures that Mr. Lodge, 54, a professor of biological sciences at the University of...