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Committee Pushes For Invasive Species Solutions

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Several state legislative committees will meet Tuesday afternoon to try and find ways to stop the threat of invasive species in the Great Lakes.

The meeting will focus on particularly Asian Carp which hurt the Great Lakes eco-system and the state's fishing industry. Experts say that invasive species are one of the greatest threats to Michigan's natural resources.

Committees will hear from various experts including advisors from the Department of Natural Resources. The meeting will include the results from the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The study addresses solutions to the Asian Carp problem.

The Committees will meet at Noon in the House Appropriations Committee room in the Capitol.

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