Lake Erie

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.
Officials Say Sea Lamprey Numbers Down Across Great LakesThe lamprey is an eel-like creature that uses its suction-cup mouth and sharp teeth to fasten itself to other fish and suck out their bodily fluids.
Fisherman Found Floating In Lake Erie DiesThe Coast Guard immediately responded to the scene and found the man floating face down in about 10 feet of water.
Lake Erie's Port Of Monroe Getting $3M For ImprovementsState officials have announced approval of a loan for improving access and activity at the Port of Monroe on Lake Erie.
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.
'No Swimming' Advisory Posted Due To E.Coli At Four Lake Erie BeachesA "no swimming" alert has been posted for four public beaches along Lake Erie due to E. coli concerns.
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.
Coast Guard Rescues 2 Off Sinking Boat [VIDEO]Two men were rescued from their sinking boat by Coast Guard Air Station Detroit.
Body Found Of Man Who Attempted Lake Erie Rescue The Monroe County sheriff's department says that Juan A. Layva and another man took their sons fishing Sunday morning.