Photo of the Day: Defending Against the Asian Carp

Federal programs designed to make headway on some of the Great Lakes' most longstanding ecological problems, from harbors caked with toxic sludge to the threat of an Asian carp attack, would lose about 80 percent of their funding under a spending plan approved Tuesday by a Republican-controlled U.S. House panel.

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(AP) — This June 22, 2012 file photo shows Travis Schepker, a biology intern, holding an Asian carp pulled from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill.

Federal programs designed to make headway on some of the Great Lakes' most longstanding ecological problems, from harbors caked with toxic sludge to the threat of an Asian carp attack, would lose about 80 percent of their funding under a spending plan approved Tuesday by a Republican-controlled U.S. House panel. (AP Photo/Robert Ray, File)

 

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