Algae Blooms Lead To 'Impaired' Designation For Lake ErieOutbreaks of blue-green algae — which is actually a type of bacteria that can produce toxins — have plagued the lake since the 1990s, at times coating large sections in pea-green slime.
Three Boaters Missing Overnight Found Safe In MichiganThree boaters who went missing Sunday have been found safe.
Michigan Offers Grants For Projects To Prevent Harmful Algae BloomsState officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms.
Crews Search Lake Erie After Boater Reported MissingThe boater set off Monday from Halfway Creek in Monroe County's Erie Township and hasn't been heard from since.
Study: Asian Carp Could Develop Huge Presence In Lake ErieAsian carp could become the most common fish in Lake Erie if the ravenous invaders develop a breeding population there, while popular sport species including walleye and rainbow trout would decline.
Missing Since Sunday: Man On Camping Trip With FamilyOn Sunday, October 25, Stanley Moore walked toward Lake Erie in the early morning hours to fish and hasn't been seen since.
Michigan: Progress Made To Reduce Phosphorus In Lake ErieEfforts in Michigan to cut down on the pollutants feeding algae in Lake Erie have been showing signs of success, state officials say.
Officials Say Sea Lamprey Numbers Down Across Great LakesThe lamprey is an eel-like creature that uses its suction-cup mouth and sharp teeth to fasten itself to other fish and suck out their bodily fluids.
Fisherman Found Floating In Lake Erie DiesThe Coast Guard immediately responded to the scene and found the man floating face down in about 10 feet of water.
Lake Erie's Port Of Monroe Getting $3M For ImprovementsState officials have announced approval of a loan for improving access and activity at the Port of Monroe on Lake Erie.
Algae In Western Lake Erie Eats Into Fishing BusinessA year ago, the toxins contaminated the drinking water for 400,000 in the Toledo area and southeastern Michigan.
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.
'No Swimming' Advisory Posted Due To E.Coli At Four Lake Erie BeachesA "no swimming" alert has been posted for four public beaches along Lake Erie due to E. coli concerns.
Ohio Asks Neighboring States To Help Fight Lake Erie's AlgaeAuthorities 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.