Feb 24, 2012

2012 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework Released

2012 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework Released
Obama Administration Announces Proactive Strategy to Protect the Great Lakes

On February 23, 2012, the Obama Administration released the 2012 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework (2012 Framework) outlining 58 new and continuing actions that build upon the proactive efforts to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp undertaken in the 2010 and 2011 Frameworks. The Framework focuses on sustainable, long term controls while permanent solutions are developed. The Administration plans to spend $51.5 million this year to protect the Great Lakes from the carp.

Attached is a short summary of the Framework

Click here for the full 2012 Framework document (5 MB file).

For more information on Asian carp in North America, visit http://www.asiancarp.us