Michigan: Progress Made To Reduce Phosphorus In Lake ErieEfforts in Michigan to cut down on the pollutants feeding algae in Lake Erie have been showing signs of success, state officials say.
Algae In Western Lake Erie Eats Into Fishing BusinessA year ago, the toxins contaminated the drinking water for 400,000 in the Toledo area and southeastern Michigan.
Toledo Assures Monroe County Residents: 'We Test Water Daily For Harmful Toxin'Officials in Toledo say they are doing daily water testing for the dangerous toxin that led to a water crisis in the region a year ago that left some Monroe County residents without water for days.
Ohio Asks Neighboring States To Help Fight Lake Erie's AlgaeAuthorities recently started talks with officials from Indiana, Michigan, and Ontario, Canada, about overall goals to reduce the algae linked to contaminated drinking water and dead zones where fish can't survive.
US House Approves Bill To Step Up Fight Against Toxic Great Lakes AlgaeThe measure was inspired by an outbreak on Lake Erie last August that made public drinking water supplies unsafe for two days.
Plan Targets Farmers In 3 States To Reduce Lake Erie AlgaeFarmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana are being asked to be part of the solution in fixing the algae problem in Lake Erie.
Water From Detroit Is Safe, No Need For Additional Testing, Says SpokesmanDetroit water officials say there are no concerns with the water that comes from Lake Huron.
Toledo Residents Rush To Michigan For Water, Ohio Gov. Declares State Of EmergencyResidents in Toledo are flocking to stores in Michigan in search of water after Ohio officials issued a "do not drink" warning.
Scientists Forecast Larger Lake Erie Algae BloomThe algae produces liver and nerve toxins that can not only sicken people and kill pets and wildlife but also take a bite out of the lake's annual $11.5 billion annual tourism industry.
Report Predicts Ever-Bigger Lake Erie Algae BloomsThe warming climate and modern farming practices are creating ideal conditions for gigantic algae formations on Lake Erie, which could be potentially disastrous to the surrounding area's multi-billion-dollar tourist economy.
Tests: Muck On Lake St. Clair Seawalls Is AlgaeInitial tests show stinky muck that collected in 2011 along the Lake St. Clair seawalls of some homes in St. Clair Shores is algae.
Michigan, Ohio To Cooperate On Lake Erie Algae Environmental regulators from Michigan and Ohio say they'll work together on solutions to the growing problem of algae blooms in western Lake Erie.