Lake Erie basin Farmers, Enviros Supporting DeWine's Water Quality Plan By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 16, 2019 earthobservatory.nasa.gov Ohio farmers say they're on board with the state's plans to slow agricultural runoff into Lake Erie, which Governor Mike DeWine has said is the biggest contributor to toxic algae blooms. NOAA Predicts Larger Algae Bloom In Lake Erie This Year By Associated Press • May 13, 2019 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says heavy rains this spring make it more likely western Lake Erie will see another significant algae bloom later this year. DeWine Says His Budget Will Raise Funding To Fight Lake Erie Algae Blooms By Associated Press • Feb 24, 2019 Ohio Public Radio Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced plans to increase funding to fight algae growth in Lake Erie in his upcoming state budget proposal. Enviros Sue To Get The State To Do More To Block Lake Erie Algae Blooms By Associated Press • Feb 11, 2019 cleveland.com Environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit pushing for more action to prevent toxic algae blooms in the western Lake Erie basin each summer. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking Action On Lake Erie Algae By Associated Press • Oct 5, 2018 pinterest.com A federal judge in Ohio has thrown out a lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take stronger action on Lake Erie's ongoing toxic algae problem. Runoff Regulations For Farm Fertilizers Delayed By Associated Press • Jul 19, 2018 A panel largely appointed by Republican Governor John Kasich has delayed immediate action on his executive order intensifying Ohio's efforts to fight toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. Farmers Say Runoff Regulations Are Overkill By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 18, 2018 Ohio Public Radio Farmers are criticizing Ohio Governor John Kasich’s executive order to implement tougher regulations on farm fertilizer runoff. Kasich Signs Executive Order On Toxic Algae Blooms By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Jul 13, 2018 ecowatch.com National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers are forecasting a smaller algae bloom in the western Lake Erie basin this summer than last. State Says Voluntary Farm Runoff Efforts Not Clearly Working By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Apr 24, 2018 A new Ohio EPA report finds the phosphorous and nitrogen feeding Lake Erie's toxic algae blooms have not clearly decreased over the past five years, despite recent voluntary efforts to reduce agriculture runoff and other sources. Judge Issues Toxic Algae Bloom Order To EPA By Jim Letizia • Apr 13, 2018 A federal judge has ordered the U.S. EPA to get to work on stopping the growth of future algae blooms in Lake Erie. State Declares Portion Of Lake Erie Impaired, Announces New Proposals To Fight Toxic Algae By Associated Press • Mar 24, 2018 pinterest.com The Ohio Environmental Protection said this week that for the first time it's declaring western Lake Erie impaired by toxic algae that has fouled drinking water in recent years. Feds Reverse Course On Lake Erie Toxic Algae Decision By Associated Press • Jan 18, 2018 wkyc.com The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it should not have approved Ohio's recommendation to not declare the western Lake Erie basin impaired by toxic algae. Environmental Groups Again Sue EPA Over Toxic Algae Blooms By Associated Press • Jul 19, 2017 Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over its decision not to declare the western Lake Erie basin impaired by toxic algae. Despite Lawsuits, EPA Won't Declare Western Lake Erie Basin Impaired By Associated Press • May 24, 2017 The U.S. EPA says it won't declare Ohio's western end of Lake Erie impaired by algae blooms. Second Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. EPA Over Algae Blooms By Associated Press • May 19, 2017 Environmental advocates have filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over whether enough is being done to address toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Toxic Algae Blooms By Associated Press • Apr 26, 2017 Several environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan are suing the U.S. EPA for failing to adequately protect Lake Erie from toxic algae blooms. Nutrient Management Help For Farmers By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 19, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Help is now available for farmers who need a hand cutting down on nutrients that run off of their land and into Lake Erie, which can create harmful algae. State Budget Proposal Includes Lake Erie Protections By Associated Press • Feb 4, 2015 cleveland.com Ohio Governor John Kasich's budget plan puts a halt to the dumping of sediment dredged from harbors and rivers into Lake Erie.