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January 2018

Boating Association of Ohio

Forecast: Great Lakes’ water levels keep rising

Scientists leading algae fight

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Swapping stormwater stories

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Ohio Clean Marinas program recognizes Lorain marinas

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Local agencies want federal tools with teeth to tackle Lake Erie pollution

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Water quality stirred up again

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Scientist found life voyage on Brig Niagara

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Research aims to predict algae blooms on lakes, rivers

February 2018   Weakening of bird protections has no "significant  impact" on Lake Erie wind project, developers say

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Feds add $20M to fight against invasive Asian carp in the Great Lakes

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Salt, the solution to winter's dangers, threatens US waters

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Waves can send algal bloom toxins airborne, researchers say

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Invasive Plants in Ohio

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10 things you didn't know about Great Lakes ice: On the Radar with Kelly Reardon (video)

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Annual Ohio Clean Marinas Conference Coming in February

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TMACOG's meeting Monday focused on Lake Erie

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Judge to decide if Lake Erie impaired

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Gov. Rick Snyder creates interstate partnership to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp

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Legal experts question Trump admin tactics on WOTUS

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Ohio joins partnership in support of Army Corps of Engineers plan to block Asian carp from Great Lakes

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Feds on hook for more money in fight against Asian carp

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New leadership for the Great Lakes in 2018

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Drinking water quality on the line with new Farm Bill

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Conservancy acquires Bay Point Sandbar

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

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Commentary: Rust Belt no more: Chicago should be capital of the Water Belt

March 2018

Boating Association of Ohio

Canadians offer plan to battle harmful algae blooms

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Judge to hear arguments in Clean Lake Erie lawsuit

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Sandusky Bay Initiative approved 

 

 

Arndt, Gardner laud state funding plans for Lake Erie

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Capital bill includes money to help lake

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Federal plan calls for phosphorus reductions to improve Lake Erie
water

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Great Lakes advocates hit D.C. to pitch for funding and priorities

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Great Lakes advocates hit D.C. to pitch for funding and priorities

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Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative Funds Additional
Research to Address Algal Bloom Impacts on Ohio

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NMMA

Boaters, E15, and Biobutanol topic of discussion during House
hearing

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Help Educate Public about Proper Boat Fuel - Free ‘Look Before
You Pump’ Hangtags Available

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Boating Association of Ohio

EPA plan seeks cuts in phosphorus pollution that causes algae masses in Lake Erie

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Lake Erie rescue plan needs teeth

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TMACOG panel looks to Ohio-Israel initiative for clean water practices

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Biologists eye two algae toxins in Sandusky Bay

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Bipartisan bill tackles conservation reform

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Farmers' help sought in reducing algal blooms

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Did a Hundred Homeowners Just Change the Great Lakes Forever?

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The Great Lakes, the budget, and you

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Lake Erie solution proposed

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Algal blooms are not going away

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What will Lake Erie's impairment mean for northwest Ohio

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Erie County streams show slightly better water quality

   

Rep. Arndt, Sen. Gardner propose clean water initiatives for Lake Erie

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County, Corps team up to install sewers, halt Lake Erie pollution

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Great Lakes Commission hires new executive director

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Spending bill before Congress would keep $300 million for Great Lakes programs

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Government agencies collaborate to restore coastal wetlands in the Great Lakes

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NMMA

President Signs Omnibus Spending Legislation, Includes Wins for Recreational Boating

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Boating Association of Ohio

'Root' of the problem: Soil structure called vital to clean water

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How A $10 Million Competition Based In South Florida Takes Aim At Algae Blooms Worldwide

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Letter: State drags feet on contaminated lake

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Another reason green lakes are not a good sign

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More money for sea lanpreys in the omnibus bill

 

 

How the Lake Erie Foundation is trying to fix the harmful algae bloom problem

April 2018

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Water prize seeks to find way to reduce phosphorus

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Army Corps of Engineers dredging plan draws sharp rebuke from Toledo residents

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Wisconsin Sea Grant awards $2.8M for Great Lakes research, outreach projects

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Where's Rosie? Akron's tunnel-boring machine moves sewer project steadily ahead (photos)

    The Great Lakes Are Filling Up With Giant Green Blobs
   

The Great Lakes’ plastic problem, and how we can clean up the beaches

    Pollution changing fish in 16 rivers all reaching the Great Lakes
    Ohio EPA addressing river nutrients
    High Lake Erie water levels are sparing recreational harbors from dredging: Army Corps of Engineers
    High levels of phosphorus heading to Lake Erie
    Millions of seeds dropped into Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve as part of ongoing restoration
    With EPA Under Scrutiny, Will Great Lakes Get Forgotten?
    Prairie grass could play role in curbing harmful algal blooms
    Foundation to hold conference on health of Lake Erie

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Researchers Race to Thwart Toxic Algae Outbreaks

 

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Preserve the Great Lakes ecosystem

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Conservation groups rip Great Lakes shipping bill, worried invasive species will be dumped

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U.S. Senate voting this week on looser rules for Great Lakes ships dumping ballast water

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U.S. Senate blocks Great Lakes ballast water bill; shipping officials vow to try again

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Nonpoint sources again dominate nutrient pollution numbers in new statewide algae report

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Pesticides aim to kill sea lampreys

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Senate blocks bill dealing with invasive species

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Study: Little progress made in curbing nutrients feeding algal blooms

May 2018

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Ohio EPA explains its decision to list Lake Erie impaired

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Ohio has ‘long way to go’ to solve Lake Erie’s algae problem, state officials say

   

Fertilizer runoff into Lake Erie unchanged after billions spent

    Kapszukiewicz goes after Farm Bureau and legislature at algae conference
    Gardner, Arndt introduce two bills to help Lake Erie
    Lake Erie Conservation News Ohio EPA wants farm regs; Brown, Portman seek full GLRI funding
    Clean Lake 2020 Plan gets bi-partisan support
    Microplastics can harm creatures at the bottom of the food web
    Howard Marsh a new jewel for birders, paddlers, hikers and anglers
    First-of-the-spring Lake Erie harmful algal bloom forecast is fuzzy, but includes gloomy possibilities
    Portman-led investigation finds Army Corps angled for Lake Erie dumping
    Farm Runoff in U.S. Waters Has Hit Crisis Levels. Are Farmers Ready to Change?

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Water monitoring buoys launched in Lake Erie

. . Could artificial intelligence help scientists fight toxic blooms in the Great Lakes?
. . Proposed bills would fund runoff reduction efforts for Lake Erie
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Lake Erie is Officially Impaired: Now What?

    France is being invaded by Giant Killer Worms
June 2018 National Boating Federation Electric Shock Drowning and the Recreational Boater.
  BAO Microplastics found in Great Lakes beer — and fish
    New hope for Lake Erie's algae problem
    Great Lakes Advisory Board could be abolished
    Reps. Dave Joyce and Marcy Kaptur want Great Lakes board to continue
    No to Racine Great Lakes water diversion: editorial
    Lake Erie is 2 feet higher than normal causing the Ohio coastline to wash away
    Lake Erie Historically High, Erosion Threatens Coastal Property
    Midge season! What to know about the pesky Lake Erie bugs
    Lake Erie starts here: Why Cleveland Heights storm drains will soon have a new look
    Gardner optimistic about Lake Erie bill
    The great siphoning: Drought-stricken areas eye the Great Lakes
    The battles that shaped Great Lakes water politics
    Science will save Lake Erie
    Erosion the topic of meeting in Eastlake with Northeast Ohio administrations
    House passes water bill with measures to help the Great Lakes and Cleveland
    Is the lake safe to swim?
    Group that filed algae lawsuit seeks comprehensive cleanup strategy
    New website tracks phosphorus in Lake
    Project Clean Lake
    Wildlife officials sample Sandusky River for grass carp
    Farm in McComb sees success in nutrient removal research
    Ohio EPA program enables Akron to save money on sewer projects while protecting local waterways
    Toledo and its suburbs spar over water costs
    Sherrod Brown introduces provisions for Lake Erie in Senate Farm Bill
    Judge asked to demand action from EPA
    Lake Erie clean-up measure nearing governor's desk
    Ohio EPA Director Calls For Nutrient Runoff Regulations To Clean Lake Erie
    Lake Erie Health Update
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MI CLEAR brings together diverse groups to reduce algae blooms in Lake Erie

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Lake Erie water levels are high. Why? And what does that mean?

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Toledo's Ottawa River takes another big step in its long healing process

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Homeowners, city officials worried as erosion eats away at Lake Erie shoreline

. . New website tracks phosphorus in Lake Erie
Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp

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Great Lakes invasive species make themselves at home
 

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Warming drives spread of toxic algae in U.S.
  . Senate farm bill to help Lake Erie battle algae
    Lake County state Reps. introduce bill assisting homeowners with coastal erosion
    Clean up the lake
    Kaptur, Brown announce $300K in funds for Metroparks' restoration effort
    Clean Lake 2020 bill sent to Kasich
Algae in the gas tank? U of M researchers study problems holding back algal biofuel
Ohio awarded $215,000 in U.S. EPA beach grants

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National Boating Federation

Inland Navigation Rules Change

July 2018

BAO

Ohio ag groups challenging Kasich’s water quality focus

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Gardner urges Kasich to sign clean lake plan

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Conservation bills gain support

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Northeast Ohio beaches remain open, even with Lake Erie water quality, algal advisories

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AYC

Massive and toxic algae bloom threatens Florida coasts with another lost summer

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Toxic algae bloom spreading to more parts of Utah Lake

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Where will the green slime go? Florida tracks its spreading algae

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Algae Bloom Leads To Smelly Biscayne Bay

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Worries Bloom Over Lake Okeechobee Algae

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How A $10 Million Competition Based In South Florida Takes Aim At Algae Blooms Worldwide

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BAO

Cornell researchers developing speedy test to find bacteria in beach water

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Ohio governor to roll out new plan to combat Lake Erie algae

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Less than 1 Percent Of State Funds for Algae Bloom Reduction Went To Agriculture, Natural Resources

 

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Kasich targets farmers who feed algal blooms

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Gov. John Kasich targets farm nutrient runoff into Lake Erie in executive order

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Justice Department: Judge has no authority to enforce TMDL in Lake Erie

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Editorial: The governor sends an Erie message

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Agricultural nutrients targeted in Clean Lake 2020 Bill and Kasich executive order

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Lake Erie Algae: A Call for a Deeper Dive into the Problem

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MSU researchers hope cyanobacteria can make bioplastics more environmentally friendly

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Mayor touts water plant, blames lawmakers for Lake Erie algae woes

 

 

Ohio governor’s non-binding executive order frustrates farmers, falls short for conservation group

 

 

Committee punts Kasich's request for Lake Erie 'distressed' designation

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Ohio legislative leaders, farmers urge John Kasich to cancel algae order

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Researchers aim for faster water contamination test

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Long-stalled Lake Erie wind project gets tentative green light

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Text a Great Lakes buoy, and it’ll text you back with the latest water conditions

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Lake Erie advocates conduct economic study

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Lake Erie dead zone poses annual problems for Cleveland drinking water, altering smell, taste, color

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U.S. EPA accused of procedural 'sleight-of-hand' over western Lake Erie algae cleanup strategy

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Key steps being taken to address harmful algal blooms

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Your takeout meal might be harming the Great Lakes

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New tunnel project will begin protecting Lake Erie from untreated discharges

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Inside NOAA's tracking of Lake Erie's harmful algal bloom

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Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Time isn’t on Lake Erie’s side

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Separating fact from fiction about Lake Erie wind energy

 

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‘Green week’ returns to Put-in-Bay; last call for controlled hunts

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Lake Erie deserves better

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Latest Ohio Statehouse refrain - 'Let's keep befouling Lake Erie': Thomas Suddes

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Provisional approval of Cleveland's Icebreaker wind project pushes Ohio closer to being first in freshwater wind power: Heidi Callender (Opinion)

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Ohio soil and water panel needs to grow a backbone. Lake Erie is too important to the state and its future: editorial

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Pennsylvania Sea Grant receives $800,000

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Canada Groups Asks Ohio, Michigan to Rethink Grass Carp Policy

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Lake Erie Islands reveal a rich history, robust ecosystem Erie Islands reveal a rich history, robust ecosystem

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Harmful algal bloom expert offers global perspective

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Dead zones in Green Bay show signs of lasting longer, raising long-term questions

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Lake Erie wind power project receives clean water certification by Ohio EPA

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NMMA

NMMA Calls for Consumer Protection Amid Proposed Year-Round E15 Sales

August 2018

BAO

Senate approves Great Lakes bill

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See drone video of Ohio’s Lake Erie beaches, from Edgewater to Marblehead

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Acting U.S. EPA administrator wants to keep Great Lakes restoration program

    Judge allows entities to join Lake Erie lawsuit

 

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Portman leads Lake Erie roundtable discussion

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Discussing solutions to Lake Erie's toxic blooms

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Acting EPA chief encouraged by Great Lakes cleanup

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Republican Lawmakers Set Up Panel To Study Lake Erie Algae Blooms

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Panel appointed to study health of Lake Erie

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5 things about invasive and non-native species in the Great Lakes

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Senate allocates $11 million to prevent spread of Asian Carp

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Toledo backs algae lawsuit for Lake Erie

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Lake Erie protections should not wait longer; Ohio soil and water panel must act: editorial

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Lawmaker: City residents deserve voice in policy

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Full Great Lakes funding a triumph of problem-solving over politicking: editorial

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A marvelous marsh worth saving and strengthening

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Lake Erie’s algae problems: Delay. And more delay

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Toxin threat from algal bloom starting to dissipate

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Action needed for Lake Erie

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Gardner, Arndt named to Lake Erie panel

    Portman: Climate change is real

September 2018

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NOAA research lab uses underwater vessel to monitor algal blooms

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Lake Erie’s toughest challenges tackled by doctoral students

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New 15-acre public preserve unveiled at Kelleys Island

    Trump nominates Corwin to head Great Lakes agency

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Bad actors hurting efforts to combat lake’s algae issue

    Toledo works to restore trust in its water after 2014 microcystin scare

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Big Water, Big Money… But Algae?

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Bad actors hurting efforts to combat lake’s algae issue

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Lake Erie algal bloom still persists

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Lake Erie, other environmental issues factor into Ohio governor's race

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Scientists, others hear farmers’ perspective at algae conference

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Senate passes bill with Lake Erie protections

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Why a sudden spike in the temperature of the Great Lakes has scientists worried

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Great Lakes Commission wants more use of natural water-protection measures

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Cuyahoga River sediment remains tainted with PCBs, latest tests find

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Lake Erie panel approves 'dredge to farm' research

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Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Erie lack of leadership

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Lake Erie free of toxicity in algae bloom

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Report: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative boosted area’s economy

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You can help solve Lake Erie's harmful algal bloom problem with University of Akron spectrometers

October 2018

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Stone Lab, Ohio Sea Grant getting $2.6M for Lake Erie research

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Oil transport, invasive species biggest threats to Great Lakes, says author

 

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Portman, Brown sign letter urging Army Corps to stop Asian carp

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State Rep. Kent Smith elected as Ohio leader of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus

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Lake Erie harmful algal bloom less severe than expected. Why?

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Ohio State's Stone Lab receives $2.7M for new lab, technology

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The massive stall to Lake Erie protections happening behind the scenes in Columbus: Thomas Suddes

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UT algae expert to speak at Oregon park

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Algae is ugly: Why Lake Erie anglers avoid harmful algal blooms

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Time’s running out from stopping Asian carp from invading our Great Lakes

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Citizens group seeks Toledo city council support on Lake Erie Bill of Rights

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Kaptur visits demonstration farm addressing runoff pollution

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Cordray outlines clean waterways policy during Lake Erie visit

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UT professor recognized for algal work

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Ohio Department of Agriculture director fired for opposing Kasich's algal-bloom policies

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Brown talks algae bloom, regional water source

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Slow-moving Asian carp response keeps lakes at risk

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Vampire of the Sea: Without sea lamprey controls, the Great Lakes would not be so great

 

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Public input sought regarding Cahoon Creek-Frontal Lake Erie subwatershed plan

November 2018

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Army Corps. of Engineer restoring, adding to wetlands along shoreline

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Bowling Green State University to establish Lake Erie Center to fight harmful algal blooms

 

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Researchers hope to put dredge to work for farmers

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Groups working together to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp

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Task force to issue report on Lake Erie watershed order next week

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Bowling Green State University opens algae-fighting center

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Cleveland Water Alliance makes deal with Netherlands

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Can $10M solve algal bloom?

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The science of saving Lake Erie

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Message to the next Ohio governor: Big agriculture does not rule this state, to befoul Lake Erie or otherwise - editorial

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Mild algal bloom still affects local businesses

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Ohio Sea Grant reports gains from algal bloom research

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Ohio's next governor can't drag their feet on Lake Erie's health

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Commission tables Kasich’s order on watersheds

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Ohio commission delays Lake Erie protections ordered by Gov. John Kasich

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Lake Erie boating interests demand officials get tough on algae blooms

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