NANFA-- Goby Barrier

Scott Davis (
Wed, 13 Jun 2001 07:57:53 -0500

Today's Chicago Tribune carries an article on efforts to contain the goby,
brought over in ballast tanks from Russian waters, which has widely infested
stretches of the Great Lakes. A 1.3 million dollar electric barrier is
planned across the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal which connects Lake
Michigan with the Des Plaines River in the Illinois River flowage.,1051,SAV-0106130377,

Will it work? Is it too little, too late? Will it be the disaster they are
warning of if these little buggers get loose in the Mississippi drainage?



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