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Judge Allows Lawsuit Seeking Action on Lake Erie Algae

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio says an environmental group pushing for mandatory regulations to prevent toxic algae blooms on Lake Erie can move forward with its lawsuit. The judge in Toledo issued a ruling Wednesday denying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s request to dismiss the lawsuit. The lawsuit says the U.S…. Read More

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Senate GOP Creating “Open Dialogue” To Clean Lake Erie

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Ohio Senate Republicans are saying one of their top goals is to protect what they believe to be the state’s number one natural resource: Lake Erie. They say keeping Lake Erie clean will be a team effort that doesn’t just fall on the shoulders of farmers. Sen. Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) says they want to… Read More

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Funding To Protect Lake Erie Met With Reservations

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More than $20 million could soon be pumped into projects that help keep Lake Erie clean. Most of that money would help fund equipment that helps limit nutrient runoff from farmland. But there are state leaders and environmental advocates who believe that’s still not good enough. The bill would also increase funding to voluntary projects… Read More