Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Sunday, September 26

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The Army Corps of Engineers released a report detailing options for keeping Asian carp and other invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin. Among the solutions is physically separating the waterways from each other, reversing the work done when the Sanitary and Ship Canal and Cal-Sag Channel were dug over a hundred years ago.

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