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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-04-11 12:36 PM
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State targets Lake Erie algae
By Spencer Hunt
The Columbus Dispatch Monday October 3, 2011 8:25 AM

Ohio spent millions of tax dollars this summer fighting toxic, blue-green algae in Grand Lake St. Marys with chemicals, dredging equipment and nets.

But what about Lake Erie, which has algae problems, too?

In fact, Erie saw a record toxic-algae bloom spread across its western basin this year, adding to the dead zone where fish cant live and threatening the lakes $10 billion annual tourism industry.

The state plans to form two study groups to look for solutions ...

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2011/10/0...
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peace13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-04-11 02:11 PM
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1. Very sad that our tea bagger gov will not do anything until...
it effects tourism dollars. First he tried blaming anyone but the culprits and now he forms committees to study committees. The fresh water resource of Lake Erie is in great peril and we have a tea bagger watching over it. This is not a good thing. Please let the Canadians get involved with this. The water at Pelee Island last week was thick with blue green chunks! Very disturbing!
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