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  1. New Research to Examine Connections Between Land Use, Public Policy, Lake Erie Water Quality and Climate Change

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-research-examine-connections-between-land-use-public-policy-lake-erie-water-quality

    drains into the western basin of Lake Erie, where harmful algal blooms are common during the summer ... examine how people’s actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from six ... impact water quality in Lake Erie, how public perception of the health of the lake may influence those ...

  2. Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Harmful algal blooms dangerous to human health and the Lake Erie ecosystem — such ... Lake Erie Basin, where most of the dangerous algal blooms occur. Information from the study could ... a drop of this magnitude would keep algal blooms at safe levels for people and the lake. “With aggressive ...

  3. Jay Martin to Lead Field to Faucet and Global Water Initiative

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/jay-martin-lead-field-faucet-and-global-water-initiative

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – While some would say people are the problem behind Lake Erie’s harmful algal ... Engineering. For the past 10 years, he has focused on the Lake Erie basin, again in concert with researchers ... Environmental Sciences, which put $1 million toward the effort after dangerous microcystin levels in Lake Erie ...

  4. Farmer Views on Nutrient Loss, Water Quality to Be Discussed at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmer-views-nutrient-loss-water-quality-be-discussed-farm-science-review

    who contribute to and are most impacted by environmental issues. The Western Basin of Lake Erie has ... they may be more motivated to take action if made aware of the issues in Lake Erie’s Western Basin and ... Lake Erie are engaged in best management practices and generally concerned about nutrient loss, said ...

  5. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cover-crops-can-improve-soil-health-water-quality-and-yields

    is a cause of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other lakes. In August, toxins from ... a bloom in western Lake Erie led to a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo. “The use of cover crops and ... nutrients out of surface water including Lake Erie, Grand Lake St. Marys and Buckeye Lake will find that ...

  6. Nutrient Management Key to Reducing Dissolved Phosphorus in Lake Erie

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-reducing-dissolved-phosphorus-lake-erie

    lake.” Thirty years ago, farmers in the watershed of Lake Erie's western basin were challenged to ... phosphorus going into Lake Erie over the past 50 years, but must reevaluate nutrient management practices to ... of the lakes affected. “Dissolved phosphorous is an algal-available nutrient in the water leading to ...

  7. Harmful Algal Blooms Impacting Landowner Ponds and Small Lakes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/harmful-algal-blooms-impacting-landowner-ponds-and-small-lakes

    July 26, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Harmful algal blooms, like those affecting Grand Lake St. Marys, ... harmful algal blooms in landowner ponds and lakes as we are seeing in Grand Lake St. Marys," said ... and children away from ponds or lakes suspected of being contaminated with harmful algal blooms. Scum ...

  8. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    tourism due to harmful algae blooms. And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie ... Grand Lake St. Marys and the Western Lake Erie Basin, two of Ohio’s most problematic watersheds.  ... November 6, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Grand Lake St. Marys has lost an estimated $60-80 million in ...

  9. Ohio State Experts Work with State Agriculture Professionals to Devise Water Quality Recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-work-state-agriculture-professionals-devise-water-quality-0

    agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management ... basin of Lake Erie has been the focus of attention for the past two years of a working group of industry ... working group of Lake Erie stakeholders and agriculture professionals who worked over a six month period ...

  10. Seminar (Friday, April 20) to Discuss Environmental Regulations and Agriculture

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seminar-friday-april-20-discuss-environmental-regulations-and-agriculture

    harmful algal blooms. New Zealand is the only country that regulates the environmental impacts of ... for reducing nutrient runoff in the Lake Erie watershed.” Greenhalgh is the portfolio leader for ... policies and other environmental markets, and provided expert testimony on the regulations in the Lake ...

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