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EPA chief Wheeler announces new Great Lakes restoration grant program

EPA chief Wheeler announces new Great Lakes restoration grant program

July 29, 2019 at 10:38 am 0 comments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp recently visited Cleveland, Ohio, to announce a new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant program specifically focused on funding trash-free water projects in the Great Lakes. “Removing trash, litter and garbage – including plastics – fromRead More

NOAA, researchers predict large summer HAB in Lake Erie

NOAA, researchers predict large summer HAB in Lake Erie

July 11, 2019 at 11:34 am 0 comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer. This year’s bloom is expected to measure 7.5 on the severity index, but could possibly range between 6 and 9. An index above 5 indicates blooms havingRead More