State must make next move on Asian carp

  • Article by: EDITORIAL BOARD , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 18, 2013 - 8:42 PM

Reduce lock traffic to block Asian carp.

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burkegenzFeb. 19, 13 8:53 AM

If the DNR and the DNR is not the State, contrary to what they think on Lafayette Road, thinks that closing locks is the answer to addressing the Asian carps problem, how does that help the rest of the State/ Closing the Locks in Mpls only helps Lake Mille Lacs and that Lake could be helped better by a deterrent such as we helped pay for in IA. Closing locks is another "look good" action for the DNR, just like wash stations for zebra mussels. If the DNR was serious, they would institute 21 day boat quarantines. like Idaho, and limit lockages for DNR licensed boats. Lock closures and wash stations are the fiddles Landwehr uses while MN Waters burn!

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rshacklefordFeb. 19, 13 9:59 AM

(article quote): "On Wednesday, influential state policymakers and conservation advocates will gather in St. Paul for Gov. Mark Dayton’s fourth Asian carp summit." ---- Influential...HA! This will be the FOURTH meeting. What has been done so far? Nada. I wouldn't hold your breath unless there is a Landwehr "air bubbler" nearby!

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FrankLFeb. 26, 1310:06 AM

I thought the Coon Rapids dam provided a barrier? This sounds more like part of the plan by Mpls to get rid of industry along the river. That has been their desire for years.

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