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William Copeland Will See Hip Hop Music Artist EMEAC East Michigan Environmental Action Coalition Detroit Water Shut off Water Warrior
Where the Maumee River feeds into Lake Erie, the city of Toledo relies on the lake to supply drinking water for half a million residents in northern Ohio. Intense algal blooms, which can release toxins capable of causing severe liver damage, caused a neighboring Ohio community water treatment plant to shut down in September.

Ohio Lawmakers Discuss Ways to Stop Lake Erie’s Toxic Algal Blooms

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Explore options from stricter fertilizer regulations to funding…

California Lawmakers Pass $US 7.5B Water Bond

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The spending measure now goes to the voters in November.
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California Will Fall Short of Water Recycling Goals

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Between $US 13 billion and $US 81 billion will be needed to meet state targets.

California Drought Helps Rim Fire Recovery

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Little rain is not a problem for land managers working in the aftermath of one of California’s largest fires.

Lake Erie Algae Blooms Prompt New International Targets for Phosphorus

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Current targets not enough to stop algal toxins. Image…

Lake Erie Utilities and Organizations React to Algae Toxins in Drinking Water

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Toledo crisis prompts calls for action, purchases of testing…

Himalayas Strike Again: Deadly Landslide in Nepal

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent…

Circle of Blue Wins Society of Environmental Journalists Awards for Reporting and Photojournalism

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Coverage of “the world’s quest for water” is timely, intimate, and dramatic.

Toledo Residents Told Water Is Safe

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Toxin is below detectable levels in region’s drinking water Image…

Toledo Issues Emergency 'Do Not Drink Water' Warning to Residents

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Algae toxins poison Lake Erie; 400,000 people without water. Photo…