Regional News

WTOL 11: (9-22-19) Leading Edge — Guests Jim Stouffer and Matt Fisher

International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board:  (09-20-19) Outflow Remains at Seasonal Record High, Lake Ontario continues to decline

Healing Our Waters: (09-19-19) House Committee Votes to Boost Great Lakes Funding

The Toledo Blade: (09-19-19) Wetlands symposium under way at Maumee Bay State Park 

The Toledo Blade: (09-13-19) Summer winds bring worse algal bloom to northwest Ohio 

Great Lakes Now: (09-13-19) Voters on Pollution: New poll says northwest Ohio voters support CAFOs crackdown

The Plain Dealer: (09-12-19) Planned Lake Erie wind farm back on track after fee paid

Great Lakes Now: (09-12-19) Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule

13abc: (09-11-19) Lake Erie is safe for swimmers at Maumee Bay State Park

Fremont News Messenger: (9-11-19) Marblehead Lighthouse tower closed for exterior renovations

National Wildlife Federation: (09-10-19) New Report Shows How States, Feds Can Confront PFAS Crisis.

Great Lakes Now: (09-10-19) See who is winning and losing from the record-high water levels around the lakes (Premiere – South Bass & Kelleys Island), Ships and Shipwrecks, Fire Fish and Food, Pipelines, Plastics and Parks

US Fish and Wildlife: (09-10-19) Black carp identification video that teaches viewers how to identify black carp using grass carp as a point of comparison

Rock The Lake: (09-09-19) Chagrin River wins $200,000 grant to stabilize banks

The Buffalo News: (09-09-19) Higgins pushes for experimental program to fight algae in Great Lakes

Sandusky Register: (09-06-19) Officials still focused on cleaning up Sandusky Bay (09-06-19) Algae is again fouling Lake Erie. Thanks a lot, Ohio.

The News-Herald: (09-06-19) Asian carp danger focus of roundtable discussion

Ohio Ag Net: (09-05-19) High Lake Erie water levels creating unique challenges for farmers

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, News Release: (09-05-19) Great Lakes to continue high water level trend into the fall

The Toledo Blade: (08-31-19) Teachers roll up their sleeves to teach students about water quality 

Public News Service: (08-30-19) Toxic Algae a Labor Day Concern on Lake Erie

Port Clinton News Herald: (08-30-19) PIB’s Boardwalk restaurant begins to ‘Skip the Straw’

The Toledo Blade: (08-28-19) From algae to fungal disease, Lake Erie remains in state of flux 

The Plain Dealer: (08-28-19) Stone Lab hosts Open House

The Detroit News: (08-27-19) Asian carp hunters first line of defense against invasive species for Great Lakes

MRP News: (08-27-19) Great Lakes freighters may have to treat ballast water to curb invasive species

The Sandusky Register: (08-27-19) More natural land preserved on Middle Bass Island

The Plain Dealer: (08-27-19) Transition to fall brings big waves to Lake Erie

The Dayton News: (08-26-19) Algae in Ohio lakes a “problem we have to solve,” local expert says

The Plain Dealer: (08-26-19) Middle Bass Island conserves 4.4 acres of migratory bird habitat

Great Lakes Now: (06-25-19) Fire, Fish, and Food

The Plain Dealer: (08-23-19) Columbia Road Beach closed because of harmful algal bloom

Great Lakes Now: (08-23-19) Sens. Stabenow, Peters push for new Great Lakes restoration legislation and increase in funding

The Plain Dealer: (08-22-19) Cleveland Metroparks working to create Lake Erie Water Trail across Cuyahoga coast

Great Lakes Now: (08-22-19) Lake Levels: Army Corps says remain cautious as fall storm season approaches

Great Lakes Now: (08-22-19) Underwater robots on patrol in Lake Erie

The Toledo Blade: Editorial Board (08-20-19) Spoiler alert: it’s the runoff 

Michigan NPR: (08-19-19) Ohio researchers working on solutions to combat harmful cyanobacteria blooms on Lake Erie

The Toledo Blade: (08-18-19) If you love your pet, keep them out of the blue-green algae

Freshwater Future: (08-15-19) Asian carp have never breached a body of freshwater the size of Lake Michigan. Here’s the bizarre way they could survive and thrive in the world’s fifth largest lake.

The Toledo Blade: (08-15-19) Study estimates Lake Erie region worth $443 billion

NOAA: 08-14-19) NOAA is developing underwater robots to map, measure toxicity of Great Lakes algal blooms

The Plain Dealer: (08-14-19) Report: How restoring polluted Great Lakes waters leads to cities’ rebirth

The Detroit Free Press: (08-13-19) Report: Cleaning up polluted waters of Great Lakes region brings economic development

The Sandusky Register: (08-13-19) Bloom covers much of Lake Erie’s Ohio shore in the west

The Plain Dealer: (08-13-19) Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose pushes for more river access in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

The Plain Dealer: (08-12-19) Sen. Rob Portman frustrated by continuing algal blooms on Lake Erie

The Toledo Blade: (08-12-19) Local officials announce initiative to reduce Lake Erie nutrient runoff

Michigan Radio: (08-12-19) Researchers launch “all-out assault” on growing Lake Erie bloom

University of Michigan: (08-12-19)  U-M-led study: Asian carp capable of surviving in much larger areas of Lake Michigan than previously thought

The Morning Journal: (08-11-19) Avon Lake is prepared for summer algal blooms

The Plain Dealer: (08-11-19) Should Burke Lakefront Airport close? Coalition keeps important question alive – Steven Litt

The News Herald (08-11-19) Sen. Portman visits Lakeline Village Hall for annual roundtable discussion during ‘Lake Erie Tour’

The Business Journal: (08-09-19) Portman Tours Ashtabula Port, Petmin Project Site

Lake Carriers’ Association (08-08-19) Great Lakes Maritime Task Force

Freshwater Weekly: (8-08-19) Algae researchers to fan out across Lake Erie collecting water samples

The Plain Dealer: (08-07-19) Scientists to test water samples across Lake Erie for annual HABs grab

The Sandusky Register: (08-07-19) New site posts daily satellite photos of Lake Erie algal blooms

The Toledo Blade: (08-07-19) Summer algal bloom coming on strong in western Lake Erie 

Great Lakes Daily News: (08-07-19) Great Lakes Dredging Team Asks for Comments on Regional Beneficial Use Testing Manual

US EPA & Great Lakes Commission: (08-06-19) 2019 Annual Great Lakes Areas of Concern Conference

The Toledo Blade: (08-04-19) Economics might support grandiose Great Black Swamp restoration

The Toledo Blade, Editorial Board: (08-03-19) Save the lakes

The Toledo Blade: (08-02-19) Five years later, ripple effect still felt from Toledo’s water crisis 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District: (08-02-19) Corps of Engineers awards contracts for Maumee Bay and Maumee River dredging