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Great Lakes Scientist says, “If We Lose The EPA, We Lose Lake Erie”

Jan. 27, 2020

Lake Erie

At the 8th Binational Meeting of the Lake Erie Millennium Network, 125 scientists gathered at the University of Windsor in Ontario to hear experts weigh-in on the health of the southernmost, warmest and shallowest of the Great Lakes: Lake Erie. One of the biggest threats the scientists are worried about, and what received the most attention: algal blooms. They are caused by an influx of phosphorous run-off from farms that use fertilizers and manure.

Click here to read more about Lake Erie algal blooms.