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Toledo Blade: ELPC Continues Push for EPA to Declare Lake Erie Open Waters Impaired

Environmentalists Make Renewed Push for U.S. EPA to Declare Western Lake Erie Impaired By Tom Henry | Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed itself on the western Lake Erie impairment issue, environmentalists are pressing for a court ruling that would commit state and federal officials to impose tough new rules on farms

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U.S. News & World Report/AP: US Agency Reverses Course on Lake Erie Toxic Algae Decision

  U.S. Agency Reverses Course on Lake Erie Toxic Algae Decision By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants Ohio to do another review of Lake Erie to determine whether it should be declared impaired by toxic algae blooms that have become a recurring threat in recent summers.

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E&E News: In Reversal, EPA Yanks Approval of Ohio’s Lake Erie Assessment

  In Reversal, EPA Yanks Approval of Ohio’s Lake Erie Assessment By Ariel Wittenberg U.S. EPA says it no longer approves of Ohio’s decision to omit parts of Lake Erie from a list of impaired waters that environmentalists say is critical to reducing toxic algae blooms there. At issue is Ohio’s 2016 Integrated Water Quality

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Toledo Blade: Federal EPA reverses course in Lake Erie impairment issue

  By Tom Henry The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed itself on the western Lake Erie impairment issue, admitting it was wrong to approve a Kasich administration plan that has fundamentally kept the status quo of voluntary incentives for agricultural runoff intact. While stopping short of agreeing it should immediately designate the lake’s open

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