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.
Detroit water officials say there are no concerns with the water that comes from Lake Huron.
Residents in Toledo are flocking to stores in Michigan in search of water after Ohio officials issued a “do not drink” warning.
Those involved with Lake Erie’s tourism and fishing industries are pushing for a solution to the problem.
“We find out tomorrow that we shouldn’t have been in the lake today. That’s unacceptable,” said State Rep. Anthony Forlini, R-Harrison Township.
The bodies of two of four missing boaters were recovered in western Lake Erie on Thursday, a day after the group left for an afternoon of fishing and sent pictures to relatives.
The bodies of two of four missing boaters in western Lake Erie have been recovered off the Ohio shoreline.
A new study led by the University of Michigan says nutrient pollution into Lake Erie needs to be cut nearly in half to reduce the size of the annual Lake Erie “dead zone” to an acceptable level. Complicating matters: climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult, and the rise of a type of phosphorous that algae really like to eat.