Lake Erie

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

Algae. (credit: istock)

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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Water From Detroit Is Safe, No Need For Additional Testing, Says Spokesman

Detroit water officials say there are no concerns with the water that comes from Lake Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2014

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Toledo Residents Rush To Michigan For Water, Ohio Gov. Declares State Of Emergency

Residents in Toledo are flocking to stores in Michigan in search of water after Ohio officials issued a “do not drink” warning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

A beach along Lake Erie (credit: istock)

Significant Algae Bloom Predicted For Lake Erie

Those involved with Lake Erie’s tourism and fishing industries are pushing for a solution to the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2014

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How Safe Are Michigan Beaches? Real-Time Water Monitoring Coming To Lake St. Clair

“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.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

Woman, Teenager Found Dead In Lake Erie; 2 Still Missing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2014

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2 Bodies Found In Search For Missing Boaters Near Put-In-Bay

The bodies of two of four missing boaters in western Lake Erie have been recovered off the Ohio shoreline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2014

A 2013 algae bloom in Lake Erie.

UM Study: Tough New Pollution Targets Needed To Shrink Lake Erie Dead Zone

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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