Toledo’s mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson is calling on Governor John Kasich and the federal government to declare the Western Lake Erie Basin impaired. An algal bloom that has lasted for a week, has turned the western portion of Lake Erie up to Canada florescent green. Residents are increasingly concerned that the algal bloom may turn toxic, as was seen in 2014 when 400,000 community members were without water. Read the full article here.

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