Right now, massive animal feeding operations are applying excess animal manure to land across NW Ohio. The runoff ultimately ends up in Lake Erie and causes toxic algae blooms. These algae coat the lake in green scum threatening our drinking water and way of life on the water.
Voluntary programs for pollution reduction, like H2Ohio, have not worked. Regulatory action is needed. Governor DeWine must direct Ohio EPA to regulate manure discharges from industrial animal facilities.
Tell Governor DeWine to stop the manure and reduce phosphorus pollution entering Lake Erie with strong regulations.
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