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Study finds that big rains will bring big algae blooms
A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows how soon after a storm phosphorous "loading" sparks algae explosions.
Researchers predict moderate algal bloom for Lake Erie this year
Thanks to mild rainfall this spring, researchers are predicting a moderate harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie this summer, after a more severe bloom in 2019.
NOAA predicts severe Lake Erie algal bloom
NOAA researchers predict a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie measuring 7.5 on the severity index. They also reported a phosphorus decrease in the lake, suggesting improvements can be made more quickly than originally thought.
Why do harmful algae blooms happen in lakes?
Scientists are conducting research to understand why harmful algae blooms happen in particular parts of Lake Erie.
DeWine announces $900 million H2Ohio water quality program
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the details of a $900 million program intended to improve water quality across Ohio.
Ohio farmer says Lake Erie Bill of Rights is unconstitutional
Toledo voters approve rights for Lake Erie, but farmers question the effect, and whether such action is constitutional.
DeWine pushing ‘reset’ in approach to water quality
New Ohio agriculture administration reviewing water quality action, stakeholder input.
New rules for Ohio watersheds on hold, for now
The rule package that accompanied Gov. Kasich's executive order on eight Ohio watersheds violated several of the state's rule-making criteria, and was sent back to the ag department for further review.
Scientists to examine residual phosphorus issue in Ohio
Researchers hope to partner with more than a dozen northwestern Ohio farmers, to study the issue of legacy phosphorus.
Lake Erie algae bloom less severe than expected
Although harmful algal blooms have plagued Lake Erie for most of the past decade, this year's bloom is lower than scientists expected.