Ohio EPA agrees to TMDL for western Lake Erie – Toledo Blade

The state of Ohio appears ready to institute something environmental groups have been clamoring for since Toledo’s 2014 algae-driven water crisis: a Total Maximum Daily Load, or TMDL, for western Lake Erie. TMDLs are so-called “pollution diets” for ecosystems. They are designed to … Continue Reading…

Lake Erie Turns Toxic Every Summer. Voluntary Approach Total Failure

The Center for Public Integrity – Jamie Smith Hopkins, Environment Editor and Senior Reporter OREGON, Ohio — It was sunny and 82 degrees, a perfect August day for a trip to the public beach just outside Toledo. But hardly anyone was here. … Continue Reading…

Adrian, MI drinking water: 2nd positive cyanobacteria sample found, plus Bacteroides

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2018 Contact: Brittney Dulbs, 517.442.5294 brittney.dulbs@gmail.com               Pam Taylor, 517.270.2419 ptaylor001@msn.com SECOND ADRIAN DRINKING WATER TAP TESTS POSITIVE FOR CYANOBACTERIA; 2 TEST POSITIVE FOR BACTEROIDES Adrian, Michigan (Dec. 31, … Continue Reading…