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Small Lake Erie Algae Bloom Predicted, But Work Isn’t Done

Researchers hone plans to cut phosphorus and mitigate future blooms.

Limits Set To Stop Lake Erie Algae Blooms

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U.S. and Canada agree to reduce phosphorus levels 40 percent.

Asian Carp Would Significantly Alter – But Not Destroy – Lake Erie Fisheries

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A new study offers a clear-eyed warning about the ramifications…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

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Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…

U.S. Clean Water Law Needs New Act for the 21st Century

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Seminal water law does not address nation's emerging water pollution challenges.

The Toledo Water Crisis, One Year Later

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Circle of Blue reporter Codi Kozacek summarizes the major steps taken to reduce toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.

Binational Lake Erie Phosphorus Targets Proposed to Curb Algae

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To limit toxic algae blooms, the United States and Canada will need to reduce nutrient pollution by 40 percent.

Lake Erie Toxic Algae Bloom Forecast Spikes

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After a slow start this spring, nutrient pollution accelerated over the past week in Lake Erie.

Toxic Algae Blooms Prompt Clean-Up Commitment from Great Lakes Governors

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State and provincial leaders act to end danger to Lake Erie, which has suffered from a resurgence of nutrient pollution and toxic algae outbreaks over the past decade.

Biggest Lakes in the World Under Pressure From Human and Environmental Threats

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Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.

A Discussion With Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the International Joint Commission

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Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the IJC, talks with Circle of Blue last month in Chicago about some of the most pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.