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Gunderson v. State: The Indiana Supreme Court Strengthens the Public Trust Doctrine’s Potential for Conservation in the Great Lakes

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The Indiana Supreme Court recently delivered a landmark public trust decision, Gunderson v. State, ruling that the state acquired and still owns Indiana’s bed of Lake Michigan below the ordinary high water mark, including...

Wisconsin: Fisheries

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Michigan v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Seventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by five states bordering the Great Lakes in which they seek to compel the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take immediate action to prevent invasive Asian carp from crossing...

Illinois: Water

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Michigan v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Seventh Circuit denied various states' motion to issue a preliminary injunction compelling the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent the emigration of invasive silver and bighead carp through the Chicago Area Waterway System...

Michigan v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court denied various states' motion to issue a preliminary injunction compelling the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take all available measures to prevent the emigration of invasive silver and bighead carp through the...