Lake Erie Lawmakers Considering Overhaul Of Ohio Lake Erie Commission By Associated Press • Nov 28, 2016 lakeerie.ohio.gov State lawmakers are considering leglislation consolidating oversight of efforts to battle toxic algae in Lake Erie. Smaller Lake Erie Algae Bloom Predicted This Summer By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 8, 2016 University and government researchers are predicting the toxic algae bloom in the western basin of Lake Erie this summer will be considerably smaller than in recent years. Toxic Blob In Lake Erie Threatens Cleveland Drinking Water By Ohio Public Radio • May 2, 2016 cleveland.com A large mass of toxic sediment at the bottom of Lake Erie could threaten the Cleveland area’s drinking water supply. Report Recommends Farmers Change Practices To Prevent Toxic Algae Blooms In Lake Erie By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 23, 2016 In 2015 Ohio, Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario pledged to seek a 40 percent reduction in phosphorous runoff into Lake Erie within a decade. Director: Ohio Unlikely To Allow Sediment Dumping In Lake By Associated Press • Feb 26, 2016 Ohio's environmental regulators are unlikely to allow a federal agency to begin dumping sediment from Cleveland's shipping channels into Lake Erie. Feds: Lake Erie Algae Bloom In 2015 Was Largest On Record By Associated Press • Nov 11, 2015 Scientists say an algae bloom that spread across Lake Erie this past summer was the largest on record and produced a thick scum about the size of New York City. Wind Pattern Spreading Toxic Algae Blooms In Lake Erie By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 8, 2015 Wind patterns are helping spread toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. NOAA Predicts Near Record Algae Outbreaks In Lake Erie This Summer By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Jul 10, 2015 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers say Lake Erie could see one of the most severe outbreaks of toxic algae blooms this summer. AG Investigating Bottled Water Price Gouging In Toledo By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Aug 5, 2014 Toledo Mayor Michael Collins has lifted the water ban put in place because of toxins from algae that contaminated Lake Erie. Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban, Officials Monitor Bottled Water Prices By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Aug 4, 2014 Toledo Mayor Michael Collins this morning lifted the water ban that left 400,000 Ohio and Michigan residents scrambling for water for drinking, cooking and bathing. Environmental Activists And Farmers Sound Off On Fertilizer And Manure Rules By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 31, 2014 State Lawmakers are considering a bill creating new farm fertilizer regulations. State Senators Propose Lake Erie Caucus to Focus On Resources By Alison Holm • Dec 16, 2013 A bipartisan group of Ohio lawmakers plans to make Lake Erie the focus of discussions next year. Climate Change Damaging Lake Erie Fish Habitats By Jim Letizia • Sep 5, 2013 A new report by the National Wildlife Federation says climate change-related temperature increases would destroy half of Lake Erie's fish habitats by the end of the century. Ohio Defends Lake Erie Gateways from Asian Carp By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 7, 2013 Several groups and Great Lakes states are working to protect their bodies of water from the Asian carp. Ceremony To Honor Fallen Servicemembers By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 28, 2012 Nearly a century after they died when their floating lighthouse sank in Lake Erie during a violent storm, six American servicemen are being honored by a Canadian community. WW II Sub To Stay In Cleveland By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 4, 2012 Cleveland city officials say a submarine memorial will remain on the shore of Lake Erie.