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Great Lakes Commission (01-22-19)  Request for Proposals (RFP) for A Socio-Economic Analysis of GLRI Investments and Outcomes in US EPA Priority Watersheds

Great Lakes Commission (01-22-19) Monthly Report

The Vindicator: (01-18-19) Authorize plan, end threat of Asian carp to Lake Erie

Ohio Farm Bureau: (01-17-19) Lake Erie Bill of Rights could be on February special election ballot

The Star Beacon: (01-18-19) Conneaut to host public meeting on Tuesday

Michigan Radio: (01-17-19) Partial government shutdown affects monitoring of conditions in the Great Lakes

The Toledo Blade: (01-17-19) DeWine named vice chair of regional Great Lakes panel

Michigan Radio: (01-16-19) Stabenow, Peters to Army Corps of Engineers: Promise not to divert Great Lakes funds to border wall

The Daily Standard: (01-11-19) Area farmers may get OK for emergency applications

YouTube: (01-08-19) ODNR Director Jim Zehringer dedicates the newly renovated Catawba Island State Park boat ramp.

Port Clinton News Herald: (01-08-19) Catawba Island State Park re-opens with new boat ramp

The Morning Journal: (01-08-19) Ohio officials describe dredging projects coming to Lorain, Toledo, Conneaut ports

The Sandusky Register: (1-07-19) DeWine says he’ll make Lake Erie a priority as governor

The Columbus Dispatch: (01-07-19) Ohio EPA awarding nearly $3 million in grants to reduce algae blooms

The Star Beacon: (01-06-19) Dredging up some good ideas

Freshwater Future: (01-04-19) Freshwater Weekly Report

The News Herald: (01-01-19) Mentor again seeks grant to design ‘green’ erosion control at lagoons, restore beach

Great Lakes Echo: (01-01-19) Farmers, Great Lakes benefit from cover crops

The Toledo Blade: (12-31-18) Q&A: BGSU Lake Erie researcher Timothy Davis 

New York Times: (12-28-19) New E.P.A. Plan Could Free Coal Plants to Release More Mercury Into the Air

The Plan Dealer: (12-26-18) It’s now up to Mike DeWine to lead the way in protecting Lake Erie: editorial

WOSU: (12-26-18) DeWine’s Pick For Ohio Natural Resources Chief Outlines Priorities    

Lansing State Journal: (12-26-18) Opinion: We must prepare for the unknowns of a Great Lakes oil spill

Ideastream: (12-21-18) New Farm Bill Includes Provisions for Drinking Water, Conservation Practices

Akron Beacon Journal: (12-20-18) Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: The president’s new rule to weaken the Clean Water Act

EPA: (12-19-18) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rulemaking

The Sandusky Register: (12-19-18) EPA restores Great Lakes Advisory Board

Cleveland.com: (12-18-18) Businesses are eliminating plastic straws to reduce trash and save Lake Erie

News 5 Cleveland: (12-17-18) Erosion control project begins at popular lakefront park

The News-Herald: (12-16-18) Mentor Beach Park erosion control project mobilizes

The Buffalo News: (12-16-18) Trump water changes a boost for farmers – but how will they impact Lake Erie?

The Plain Dealer: (12-15-18) New ODNR director Mary Mertz brings outdoors and political experience 

EPA: (12-13-18) EPA Re-Establishes Great Lakes Advisory Board 

The Columbus Dispatch: (12-12-18) Proposal would rely on voluntary farmer participation to tackle Lake Erie’s algae problems

The Plain Dealer: (12-12-18) Lake Erie port cities receive $9.9 million to deal with sediment dredged from harbors

The Plain Dealer: (12-11-18) Trump administration revises Obama-era water protection rules

NPR: (12-11-18) Trump EPA Proposes Major Rollback Of Federal Water Protections

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: (12-11-18) Price tag has ballooned for fish barrier to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan

Army Corps and EPA: (12-11-18) Release of President Trump’s Proposed Revised Waters of the United States Rule

International Joint Commitssion Canada and United States: (12-10-18) IJC’s Science Advisory Board investigates potential impacts of crude oil transport in Great Lakes

The Columbus Dispatch: (12-9-18) Report forecasts algae blooms to worsen, meetings to address water quality

Council of the Great Lakes Region: (12-08-18) Cleveland, Ohio announced as location of the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum 

Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (12-07-18) Five projects selected to develop and test technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from agricultural runoff.

WLNS.com-6: (12-07-18) President Trump task force investing to improve Michigan water

Sandusky Register: (12-06-18) New lawsuit threatened over algal blooms in Lake Erie

Sandusky Register: (12-06-18) Trump signs bill with invasive species provisions for Great Lakes

US Army Corp of Engineers: (12-06-18) GLMRIS – Brandon Road – Recomended Plan

The Star Beacon: (12-06-18) State OKs $4 million for Conneaut dredge facility

The Star Beacon: (12-06-18) Committee close to agreement on long-stalled ag legislation

The Chicago Tribune: (12-06-18) “Carp cowboys” round up invasive Asian carp as Illinois, federal officials debate costly measures to protect Lake Michigan

The Morning Journal: (12-05-18) State gets $400K to boost water quality in Lake Erie basin

The Morning Journal: (12-05-18) Lorain dredge material project would support navigation in harbor

WOSU: (12-05-18) Mike DeWine Follows Campaign Promise With Diverse Cabinet Picks 

The Detroit News: (12-04-18) Trump signs Coast Guard bill with Great Lakes provisions

ODNR News: (12-04-18) DeWine nominates Ohio DNR director; reaction both swift and positive

ODNR News: (12-04-18) Lake Erie, algae bloom topics addressed

The Toledo Blade – Editorial: (12-4-18) Where are Lake Erie’s heroes?

NPR Buffalo: (12-03-18) $12 million investment to strengthen Buffalo waterfront breakwalls    

The Toledo Blade: (12-03-18) Make stopping Asian carp a priority

Journal Sentinel: (12-03-18) Asian carp threat stymies plans for fish passage on 100-year-old Wisconsin River dam

The Toledo Blade: (12-02-18) Examining the impact of climate change on northwest Ohio

The Plain Dealer: (12-02-18) Lake Erie faces dire future, per new climate change report

The Toledo Blade: (12-01-18) Lake Erie cleanup advocates may file new lawsuit against U.S. EPA