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