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January 2021

 

National Recreational Boating Safety Survey 2018
Pre-proposals for algal bloom research requested

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Michigan governor objects to new EPA ballast water pollution rules

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Wind-turbines may still have a future in Ohio but for now the emphasis is on solar power

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Lakeshore erosion remains serious concern for Lakewood residents, city officials

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Unexploded Ordnance: Lake Erie shoreline site of long-term munitions study

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signs water-quality legislation, four other bills

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Lake Erie CREP program gives Ottawa County farmers $2,000 per acre

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Port Clinton seeks $1M state grant for trail along Lakeshore Drive

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Michigan and Illinois Sign Agreement to Advance Invasive Carp Prevention Project at Brandon Road Lock and Dam

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H2Ohio applications end Jan. 29

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Lorain grant to support Fairport Harbor dredging

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First conservation seminar reviews farm trials

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H2Ohio-funded wetlands projects are under way in Williams and Hancock counties

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Lack of Enforcement: Less compliance with environmental laws means more pollution in the lakes

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Great Lakes ice cover shrinks, with big toll on leisure, erosion, ecosystems

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H2Ohio project to help eliminate algal blooms in Chippewa Lake

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Wildlife area secures $1.8M grant

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Microplastics threaten Great Lakes

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Report points to a new culprit behind the Great Lakes’ big, green poop problem

February 2021

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Lake levels below record highs, still almost two feet above average

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State agency leaders embrace plan to boost H2Ohio funding

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Lake levels below record highs, still almost two feet above average

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Gov. DeWine proposes 40 percent increase in H2Ohio funding

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Cold snap freezes 80 percent of Lake Erie

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State budget proposal includes funding for ag priorities

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New Study Provides Better Understanding of Lake Erie ‘Dead Zone’

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Lake Erie advocates reach many at Twin Oast’s ‘Winter Olympics’

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Release of nutrients from lake-bottom sediments worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone’

 

 

New state budget funds H2Ohio, broadband expansion, ODA

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Old Ohio amusement park becomes new wetland restoration project

    Army Corps studying ways to use dredged material from Fairport Harbor’s channel for ecosystem restoration
    KSU architecture show turns Great Lakes into client for visionary projects
    With all eyes on Great Lakes water, concerned researchers work to conserve it
    Farmers receive first H2Ohio incentive payments
    Lawmakers vow to protect Lake Erie

March 2021

 

The Nature Conservancy breaks ground on Sandhill Crane Wetlands project

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Ken Alvey advocates "Lake Erie Foundation"

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Boat U.S. publishes news about engine cutoff legislation

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Mussel-Phosphorus puzzle: Invasive mussels are reshaping the chemistry of the Great Lakes

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One Farmer’s Experience with Pay-for-Performance Conservation in the Lake Erie Watershed

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All Great Lakes going down quickly, distancing from last year’s record water levels

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Kaptur subcommittee hears pitches for water infrastructure funding

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U of M team makes discovery about Lake Erie dead zone

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Share your thoughts on Cuyahoga River with Ohio EPA

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Ducks Unlimited improved 7,765 Ohio acres in 2020

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Too few farmers are curbing pollution in Lake Erie.  Should they be forced?

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Count Down to the Silent Spring of the 21st Century

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Research shows Great Lakes algae and microplastics connect

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H2Ohio: Agency directors focus on wetlands, farmer subsidies, replacing lead lines

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Ducks Unlimited launching $2.1M study of algae blooms, mallard populations

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First-of-its-kind study shows water hundreds of feet below the surface of Lake Michigan is warming: ‘That’s a lot of water. That’s a lot of change.’

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From Farm Fields to the Great Lakes: The Affects of Agricultural Pollution

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Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards

   

H2Ohio has enthusiastic response in Wood County

April 2021

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Contract awarded for construction of dredged material placement area

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Groups Urge Continued Support for H2Ohio

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Testing the water

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City takes action to protect water quality

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Briggs: Metroparks explores acquisition of Detwiler Park course, spurring debate

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Preserving the Sandusky: New Crawford Park District project underway

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USACE Buffalo District to construct beneficial use of dredged sediment placement area in Ashtabula

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Work begins on EPA cleanup of Otter Creek

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More frequent wind events hurting lake water quality, researchers find

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The Editorial Board: Project to restore water environment at Slip No. 3 continues Buffalo’s revival

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Wetland solution for algae blooms and waterfowl decline in Great Lakes targeted in new study

 

 

Floating wind turbines in Great Lakes? State agency will study the idea

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H2Ohio “Dream Team” Shapes Monitoring Protocol at Oakwoods

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Metroparks Toledo board pledges support for Lake Erie agenda

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Thousands of acres must be restored to save declining species of birds on Lake Erie

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June 2021

 

 

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July 2021

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August 2021

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September 2021

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October 2021

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