Lake Erie

TOLEDO, OHIO - AUGUST 4:  Horacio Romero of Toledo, Ohio looks at algae in Lake Erie at Maumee Bay State Park August 4, 2014 in Oregon, Ohio. Toledo, Ohio area residents were once again able to drink tap water after a two day ban due to algae related toxins.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Ohio Asks Neighboring States To Help Fight Lake Erie’s Algae

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.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2015

TOLEDO, OHIO - AUGUST 4:  Carol Snyder of Northwood, Ohio collects water from Lake Erie at Maumee Bay State Park August 4, 2014 in Oregon, Ohio. Toledo, Ohio area residents were once again able to drink tap water after a two day ban due to algae related toxins.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

US House Approves Bill To Step Up Fight Against Toxic Great Lakes Algae

The measure was inspired by an outbreak on Lake Erie last August that made public drinking water supplies unsafe for two days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2015

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Plan Targets Farmers In 3 States To Reduce Lake Erie Algae

Farmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana are being asked to be part of the solution in fixing the algae problem in Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

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Coast Guard Rescues 2 Off Sinking Boat [VIDEO]

Two men were rescued from their sinking boat by Coast Guard Air Station Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2014

Sheriff's Dive Team - FILE PHOTO (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950) FILE.

Man Disappears In Lake Erie Trying To Rescue Boys

Authorities have been searching Lake Erie for a 34-year-old Detroit man who disappeared while trying to rescue two boys …

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2014

Flooding in Dearborn on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

State: Torrential Storm Forced Billions Of Gallons Of Raw Sewage Into Lakes, Rivers, Streams

Combined sewers and retention basins in some communities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties overflowed due to the Aug. 11 storm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2014

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Study Explores Asian Carp Effects On Lake Erie

The analysis concluded the nutrient-rich lake might have enough food to go around even if voracious silver and bighead carp eventually develop as big a presence there as native species.

CBS Detroit–08/08/2014

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“This Is Not Over Yet,” Says Toledo Mayor Regarding Water Advisory

More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo’s water supply … instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2014

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Report: Lake Erie Water Contamination Could Have Been Avoided

Pollack says if changes aren’t made — this problem that we’re seeing in Lake Erie, will happen over and over again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2014

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