A delegation from the Great Lakes region is meeting with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., to discuss how to keep Asian carp out of the lakes.
Govs. Jennifer Granholm of Michigan and Ted Strickland of Ohio are among representatives from the Great Lakes area. They're meeting with Nancy Sutley, chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and John Goss, the Obama administration's newly appointed Asian carp director.
Also attending are officials from the Army Corps of Engineers and other federal agencies.
Five Great Lakes states have sued in federal court, demanding closure of shipping locks on Chicago-area waterways and separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins to halt the spread of Asian carp and other invasive species.
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