Lake Erie basin State Says Voluntary Farm Runoff Efforts Not Clearly Working By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Apr 24, 2018 A new Ohio EPA report finds the phosphorous and nitrogen feeding Lake Erie's toxic algae blooms have not clearly decreased over the past five years, despite recent voluntary efforts to reduce agriculture runoff and other sources. Judge Issues Toxic Algae Bloom Order To EPA By Jim Letizia • Apr 13, 2018 A federal judge has ordered the U.S. EPA to get to work on stopping the growth of future algae blooms in Lake Erie. State Declares Portion Of Lake Erie Impaired, Announces New Proposals To Fight Toxic Algae By Associated Press • Mar 24, 2018 pinterest.com The Ohio Environmental Protection said this week that for the first time it's declaring western Lake Erie impaired by toxic algae that has fouled drinking water in recent years. Feds Reverse Course On Lake Erie Toxic Algae Decision By Associated Press • Jan 18, 2018 wkyc.com The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it should not have approved Ohio's recommendation to not declare the western Lake Erie basin impaired by toxic algae. Environmental Groups Again Sue EPA Over Toxic Algae Blooms By Associated Press • Jul 19, 2017 Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over its decision not to declare the western Lake Erie basin impaired by toxic algae. Despite Lawsuits, EPA Won't Declare Western Lake Erie Basin Impaired By Associated Press • May 24, 2017 The U.S. EPA says it won't declare Ohio's western end of Lake Erie impaired by algae blooms. Second Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. EPA Over Algae Blooms By Associated Press • May 19, 2017 Environmental advocates have filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over whether enough is being done to address toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Toxic Algae Blooms By Associated Press • Apr 26, 2017 Several environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan are suing the U.S. EPA for failing to adequately protect Lake Erie from toxic algae blooms. Nutrient Management Help For Farmers By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 19, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Help is now available for farmers who need a hand cutting down on nutrients that run off of their land and into Lake Erie, which can create harmful algae. State Budget Proposal Includes Lake Erie Protections By Associated Press • Feb 4, 2015 cleveland.com Ohio Governor John Kasich's budget plan puts a halt to the dumping of sediment dredged from harbors and rivers into Lake Erie.