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Finally, the bill included language barring the Army Corps of Engineers from dumping toxic material dredged from the Cuyahoga River shipping channel into Lake Erie without the approval from the State of Ohio as well as language forcing the Corps to release a report aimed at helping to prevent Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes, threatening its $7 billion fishing industry. The report is aimed at helping federal, state, and local policymakers determine how best to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
The final vote on the bill was 377-20. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, was the lone Ohio no on the bill, though Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, who is running for the U.S. Senate, did not vote on the bill.