Thursday, October 29, 2020
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The H2Ohio program is continuing to face budget challenges due to the pandemic. In the mean time, researchers say solving Lake Erie’s water quality problems will require long-term investments and work to reduce nutrient runoff. And some are suggesting that phosphorus built up in soil, rather than phosphorus from new fertilizer applications, might play a bigger role in those problems than previously thought.

Western Lake Erie got its first-ever report card Aug. 14. It needs to bring its grades up, scientists and politicians say.

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.

A federal judge invalidated the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, but that doesn't meant that conversations on water quality in Lake Erie are over.

Despite major budget cuts across state agencies, the Ohio Department of Agriculture will have $50 million available for Ohio farmers to improve conservation practices this year, through the H2Ohio initiative.

About a month after appealing a federal judge’s decision to invalidate the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, or, LEBOR, the city of Toledo has dropped its appeal.

The city of Toledo is appealing a judge's decision to invalidate the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, or, LEBOR.

On March 30, the application deadline for farmers for the H2Ohio program moved back to its original March 31 date, walking back a COVID-19 deadline change.

The deadline for farmers to apply for the H2Ohio program has been extended to June 2, in response to Gov. DeWine's orders regarding COVID-19.

Bob Griesmer reflects on the two most frequent issues discussed during his time at Geauga County SWCD — drainage and agricultural use issues.