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Lake Erie Algae

Scientists: Weather Plays Big Role In Lake Erie 'Dead Zones'

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Reducing phosphorus levels in Lake Erie is a worthy goal but not necessarily a cure-all for one of the lake's biggest en...

Ohio Legislature Will Renew Attempt To Repair Lake Erie

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 02.24.2015 | Green

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A plan to slow down some of what's feeding the toxic algae in Lake Erie will be back in front of state lawmakers early next year...

Leader of Toledo's Water Treatment Plant Resigns

AP | Posted 12.08.2014 | Green

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The official put in charge of Toledo's troubled water treatment plant after toxins contaminated the city's drinking water has re...

End the Algae Assault: Great Lakes Mayors Should Push for Clean Power Plan and Clean Water Protection Rule

Henry Henderson | Posted 11.23.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

It is amazing, spooky and utterly unacceptable for the citizens of a civilized nation to be deprived of safe and sufficient water because of pollution and inadequate infrastructure -- especially when they are perched at the edge of the Great Lakes.

After Ohio Water Scare, States Ask EPA For Help

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 11.07.2014 | Green

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Algae that turned Lake Erie green and produced toxins that fouled the tap water for 400,000 people in the Toledo area are becomi...

Disturbing Photos Show Why Algae Blooms Are A Growing Global Threat

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.07.2014 | Green

When more than 400,000 people were left without safe drinking water in Ohio and Michigan this past weekend, Lake Erie's troubling algae blooms receive...

Tainted Ohio Water Coming Under Increased Scrutiny

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.05.2014 | Green

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The threat of toxins contaminating water supplies along western Lake Erie is far from over even after Ohio's fourth-largest city...

Why Is Lake Erie Under Attack?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Lake Erie is under attack from noxious algae blooms, and the problem only looks likely to get wor...

PHOTOS FROM SPACE: Lake Erie Ravaged By Toxic Algae

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

Toxic algae is sucking the oxygen out of Lake Erie. The lake is currently undergoing one of the worst algae blooms in decades, turning the water a ...