The federal government’s carp czar is holding a public meeting in Chicago today to discuss efforts to prevent Asian carp from establishing in the Great Lakes. Here’s what Great Lakes Echo’s Gary Wilson had to say about the issue on WMUK in Kalamazoo, Mich. The White House Council on Environmental Quality Asian Carp Director John Goss is leading the meeting of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee. Information at the bottom of this post explains how to participate at 2 p.m. Central time (3 p.m. Eastern) via webcast.
Great Lakes Week 2011 is underway in Detroit and Echo’s own Gary Wilson is a special guest for Detroit Public Television, which will be providing live coverage of the event. You may remember Wilson from his recent fiery criticism of Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement officials, or when he called out his own town for green-washing. Wilson will be live on air giving his take on the conference and the state of the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Echo commentator Gary Wilson weighed in recently on the region’s environmental politics on public radio’s WMUK at Western Michigan University.
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