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House committee votes to ban Asian carp

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ASIAN CARPWASHINGTON (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday voted to ban imports of Asian carp, a fish that officials from Great Lakes states fear will wreak havoc on the lakes' ecosystems.

"This invader is a threat to the Great Lakes' multibillion-dollar fishing industry and Wisconsin's fishing tradition,'' said Rep. Mark Green, R-Wis., the bill's sponsor. "We have an obligation to stop it while we can.''   more...

 



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