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Ohio EPA Seeks Comments On US Army Corps Of Engineers’ Report
Posted on 17 Mar 2015 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Ohio EPA is seeking public comments on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ report entitled “Influence of Open-Lake Placement of Dredged Material on Western Lake Erie Basin Harmful Algal Blooms” and the Corps’ position on open lake... Read More

Tags: Erie , dredge , algal , Clean , blooms , water , Lake

Great Lakes Protection Act Reintroduced (Again)
Posted on 8 Apr 2015 by Dianne Saxe

By Meredith James As promised in Minister Murray’s mandate letter , Ontario’s provincial government has reintroduced the Great Lakes Protection Act . If passed, the Act would: · Help fight climate change, reduce harmful algal... Read More

Province and Feds Sign Great Lakes Act Again
Posted on 25 Feb 2015 by Dianne Saxe

By Jennifer Kalnins Temple The Ontario and federal governments have signed the latest (8th) version of the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health ( 2014 COA ). The purpose of this agreement is to implement Canada’s... Read More

Lake Erie contains substantial quantities of tiny pieces of potentially toxic plastic
Posted on 17 Jun 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the great Atlantic and Pacific garbage patches. [See, for example, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Pacific_garbage_patch ; http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/translating-uncle-sam/stories/what-is-the-great-pacific-ocean-garbage... Read More