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Report: MI and OH must spend hundreds of millions more annually to curb toxic blooms in Lake Erie-
A new report suggests Michigan and Ohio will fail to reduce nutrient runoff by 40% as agreed upon.01
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Lake Erie algae in 2022 worse than predicted; it plateaued rather than peaked-
Into October, there were higher air temperatures in the entire northwest region than ever before.
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Mapping the HABs: Click to see your state’s reports-
More than half of U.S. states have maps and lists where you can find updates about toxic algae bloom outbreaks.
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To reduce harmful algal blooms and dead zones, the US needs a national strategy for regulating farm pollution-
The administration of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf asked the state’s high court Monday to weigh in on a legal battle over Pennsylvania’s plan to charge power plants for their emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide.
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2022 Forecast: Smaller than average amount of harmful cyanobacterial blooms for Lake Erie, but some hot spots possible-
Long-term forecasts of less rain leads researchers to predict there will be a less severe outbreak of harmful cyanobacterial blooms.
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Study suggests phosphorous reduction alone could lead to more toxic algae-
A new study says efforts to reduce harmful algae blooms by limiting phosphorous in Lake Erie could result in more toxic algae.
Ohio’s toxic algae plan could give other states a blueprint-
Ohio’s governor has authorized an ambitious plan that this year will begin offering farmers financial incentives to adopt new agriculture practices and will create a network of wetlands to capture and filter runoff from fields.
Governor: Ohio plan to clean Lake Erie will work, take time-
Ohio’s new strategy to combat the toxic algae plaguing Lake Erie will focus on reducing agriculture runoff that feeds the yearly outbreaks by offering farmers financial incentives to change their practices, Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday.