A year ago, the toxins contaminated the drinking water for 400,000 in the Toledo area and southeastern Michigan.
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.
A “no swimming” alert has been posted for four public beaches along Lake Erie due to E. coli concerns.
Authorities 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.
The measure was inspired by an outbreak on Lake Erie last August that made public drinking water supplies unsafe for two days.
Farmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana are being asked to be part of the solution in fixing the algae problem in Lake Erie.
Two men were rescued from their sinking boat by Coast Guard Air Station Detroit.
The Monroe County sheriff’s department says that Juan A. Layva and another man took their sons fishing Sunday morning.
Authorities have been searching Lake Erie for a 34-year-old Detroit man who disappeared while trying to rescue two boys …
Combined sewers and retention basins in some communities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties overflowed due to the Aug. 11 storm.