Senate Committee Passes Key Provision to Stop Asian Carp
May 01, 2012 -- U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow applauded the unanimous, bipartisan committee passage of a key provision based on legislation that she and Congressman Dave Camp introduced last week, the bipartisan Stop Invasive Species Act. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a provision today offered by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) that would, like Senator Stabenow and Congressman Camp's legislation, require the speedy creation of an action plan to block Asian carp and other invasive species from entering the Great Lakes through a number of rivers and tributaries across the Great Lakes region. Read the full story to get the details.