posted on November 13, 2015 at 4:16 PM
The algae bloom that spread across Lake Erie this summer was the largest on record and left behind a thick, paint-like scum that covered an area roughly the size of New York City, government scientists said Tuesday.
posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:09 PM
Ohio's lawmakers are taking their first step toward slowing the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people. Legislation approved in the state House would ban farmers in much of...
posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:33 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Work could start this fall on building a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes.
posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM
The report largely blames the algae's resurgence on manure and chemical fertilizer from farms.
posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:51 PM
The oxygen-deprived area may cover as much as 40 percent of the largest freshwater estuary in the Great Lakes.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 3:22 PM
Officials plan to expand efforts to test for Asian carp in the Lake Erie basin to bait shops.
posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:29 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's farmers won't be forced to change how they use fertilizer and manure even though both are thought to be contributing to the growing algae outbreaks in Lake Erie. Instead, state officials are hoping that farmers will...
posted on January 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal study says Lake Erie andsome rivers flowing into it would offer ideal habitat for unwantedAsian carp. The U.S. Geological Survey says the Maumee, Sandusky and Grandrivers have...