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Electric Asian carp barrier passes legislative committee

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BEMIDJI – State legislators are moving ahead with plans to build an electric barrier in the Mississippi River in an attempt to stop the spread of Asian carp.

A bill directing the state Department of Natural Resources to contract for design work on an electric barrier at Lock and Dam No. 1 in St. Paul passed the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy committee Wednesday night.

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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at aroundtown.areavoices.com. 
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