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Toledo Blade: US EPA Won’t Push Ohio to Declare Lake Erie Impaired

      Feds Won’t Push State to Declare Lake Erie Impaired By Tom Henry Documents released today show the federal government won’t compel the state of Ohio to declare Ohio’s portion of western Lake Erie as impaired, a move that environmentalists and Lucas County commissioners believe will hurt the lake’s future water quality. And,

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Associated Press: ELPC Sues EPA Over Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Problem

EPA Sued a Second Time Over Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Problem TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Environmental advocates have filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over whether enough is being done to address the toxic algae problem in Lake Erie. The Blade reports that Chicago-based Environmental Law and Policy Center and members

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Courthouse News: ELPC Sues EPA for Dragging its Feet on Ohio Water Pollution

Courthouse News EPA Accused of Dragging Feet on Ohio Water Pollution By Brian Grosh TOLEDO, Ohio (CN) – An environmental advocacy group claims in a federal lawsuit that the Environmental Protection Agency neglected its duty by not accepting or rejecting a list of pollution-impaired waters submitted by Ohio, delaying efforts to fight algae problems in

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WTOL CBS News Toledo: ELPC Sues EPA to Push Ohio to List Lake Erie as Impaired

WTOL CBS News Toledo ELPC Sues EPA to Push Ohio to List Lake Erie as Impaired By Fayth Atkins TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – The fight to protect to Lake Erie was brought to a federal court Wednesday afternoon. The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push the

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