Lake Erie

Budget cuts could make things much worse for Lake Erie, new report says

Columbus, OH – Proposed cuts to EPA clean water programs would halt progress on addressing the toxic algae threat to Lake Erie, according to a new report released by Environment Ohio. With a deadline for Congress to approve a federal budget fast approaching, Senators Brown and Portman need to urgently call for full funding of EPA to protect Lake Erie and other Ohio waterways.

Budget Cuts Could Make Things Much Worse for Lake Erie, According to a New Report from Environment Ohio

Columbus, OH – Proposed cuts to EPA clean water programs would halt progress on addressing the toxic algae threat to Lake Erie, according to a new report released by Environment Ohio. With a deadline for Congress to approve a federal budget fast approaching, Senators Brown and Portman need to urgently call for full funding of EPA to protect Lake Erie and other Ohio waterways.

Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge about algal blooms: model predictions, updated best management practices, and water treatment methods to remove toxins. Presenters will come from regional agencies and institutions, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty. Specific topics will include:

The Ohio Environmental Council Releases Report on Manure Use in the Western Lake Erie Watershed

This week, the Ohio Environmental Council released a report, authored by Adam Rissien, Director of Clean Water at the OEC, which delves into Ohio’s livestock industry, evaluating the vast quantities of manure it produces, and the implications for Lake Erie’s toxic algae problem.

TO READ THE REPORT, CLICK HERE

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