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  1. 15 years later, Great Lakes levels reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    The quick recovery has stifled an effort to engineer a solution to the problem of low lake levels in Huron and Michigan. Dan Mishler says the lack of water in Lake Michigan in recent years was great for companies that make and sell docks.

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  2. Mayors summit says keep Great Lakes drinking water safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Michigan Radio

    A drinking water summit was held this week in Chicago, hosted by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative. Nicola Crawhall, deputy director of the initiative, said the meeting was triggered by the August shutdown of Toledo Ohio's drinking water system.

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  3. Michigan to monitor drinking water safety, with help from EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Michigan Radio

    The images of green water in Lake Erie and foul, toxic tap water in Toledo certainly got many of us at least thinking about what's coming out of our taps. What is Michigan doing to protect our drinking water, the water we get from the Great Lakes system, against cyanobacteria, the toxin that led to a ban on tap water usage in Toledo last month? Dan Wyant is the director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

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  4. Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Michigan Radio

    Such toxins fouled water for 400,000 people in the Toledo area last month, leaving some without clean tap water for two days. The Blade newspaper reports the water treatment commissioner talked about the planned conservation request during a panel discussion this week.

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  5. Lake Erie island warned not to use well waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    The cyanobacteria blooms causing the warning are the same stuff that contaminated the drinking water of about 400,000 people in the Toledo area earlier this month.

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  6. Critics say new Ohio law isn't enough to protect Lake Erie from fertilizer runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    The recent Toledo water crisis has farmers in Michigan and Ohio on the defensive.

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  7. Toledo Mayor compares water crisis to a terrorist attackRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Earlier this month, from August 2 to August 4, people living in Toledo were suddenly without water.

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  8. Officials say most of Michigan's drinking water safe from toxin that hit ToledoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    A bloom of cyanobacteria on Honey Creek in Ohio. It looks a lot like algae, but it's really a bacteria.

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  9. Report details ways to prevent, reduce cyanobacteria blooms in Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    A toxin produced by a kind of cyanobacteria contaminated Toledo's water supply over the weekend.

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  10. Toledo issues water warning over cyanobacteria toxinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Toledo issued the warning early Saturday. It said tests at one treatment plant returned two sample readings for microsystin above the standard for consumption.

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  11. Cyanobacteria spreading in Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    The western end of Lake Erie, especially near Toledo, is seeing a lot of cyanobacteria this year.

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  12. Report details ways to prevent and reduce algal blooms in Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    A toxin produced by a kind of blue-green algae contaminated Toledo's water supply over the weekend.

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  13. Toledo mayor lifts water banRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Update Monday, August 4th, 9:40am: Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says the water ban is lifted in northwest Ohio and drinking water for 400,000 residents is safe.

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  14. Algae Toxins Prompt Toledo To Ban Its Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Aundrea Simmons stands next to her minivan with cases of bottled water she bought after Toledo warned residents not to use its water Saturday.

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  15. Snyder: State ready to aid towns using Erie waterRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Governor Rick Snyder says that state agencies are ready to help southeastern Michigan residents and communities that are affected by the toxic contamination of Lake Erie water.

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  16. Ohio's governor declares 'state of emergency' in ToledoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    City officials issued the warning Saturday after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie.

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  17. Toledo issues water warning over algae toxinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Toledo issued the warning early Saturday. It said tests at one treatment plant returned two sample readings for microsystin above the standard for consumption.

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  18. Blue-green algae spreading in Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    The western end of Lake Erie, especially near Toledo, is seeing a lot of algae this year.

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  19. Developers face obstacles to offshore wind farms in Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    As recently as a couple of months ago, construction of a wind farm in Lake Erie, off the Ohio shoreline near Cleveland, looked promising.

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  20. Army Corps tries to lure common terns back to the nestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    The common tern used to nest in great numbers in the lower Great Lakes region, including Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

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