Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Montreal sewage waste dumped directly into rivers

Montreal sewage waste dumped directly into rivers - While the city of Montreal, Qu├Ębec says it's studying the idea of creating more beaches on its territory, sewage waste is dumped directly into the St. Lawrence River. . .
 
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lake Erie's problems were solved in the '70s

Lake Erie's problems were solved in the '70s - Lake Erie was dying in the late 1960s and early 1970s and came back only after a huge effort.
 
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Monday, August 25, 2014

Algae-produced microcystin may follow blooms across lake

Algae-produced microcystin may follow blooms across lake - From the boat docks of Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory, practically a stone's throw from the party headquarters known as Put-in-Bay tiny green specs are in the early stages of bunching up and floating on Lake Erie's. . .
 
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Friday, August 22, 2014

MEC Wants Stricter Regulations For Lake Erie

MEC Wants Stricter Regulations For Lake Erie - The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) is preparing to do battle with the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) on the issue of green algae in Lake Erie as the MEC believes it is time to end the voluntary control of fertilizer runoff.
 
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hundreds meet to discuss Toledo water quality, algae

<> Hundreds meet to discuss Toledo water quality, algae - They told Ohio's Lake Erie legislators what should be done to reduce the lake's toxic algae – and protect drinking water for millions of residents.

<> USDA Invests New Conservation Funds to Improve Lake Erie Water Quality - August 19, 2014--Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that $2 million in conservation funds will be sent to Ohio to help implement conservation techniques that will help improve water quality.