Lake Erie

TOLEDO, OHIO - AUGUST 4:  Algae floats 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)

Algae In Western Lake Erie Eats Into Fishing Business

A year ago, the toxins contaminated the drinking water for 400,000 in the Toledo area and southeastern Michigan.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2015

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2015

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‘No Swimming’ Advisory Posted Due To E.Coli At Four Lake Erie Beaches

A “no swimming” alert has been posted for four public beaches along Lake Erie due to E. coli concerns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2015

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

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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

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