BELOW YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION ON UPCOMING EVENTS FOR LAKE ERIE
Ohio Schedules Public Meetings September 12 and 13 – Please Attend
As in many previous years, the harmful algae bloom is back the summer. Currently it is expanding in the western Lake Erie basin and moving into the central Lake Erie basin. The size of the dead zone that is developing in the central basin is unknown at this time. How do prevent this from recurring every year?
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will be hosting public meetings to discuss their plans to achieve a 40% reduction in harmful algae. Please plan to attend.
- Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Northwest Ohio Public Meeting, Lake Erie Center, Toledo 7:00-9:00pm
- Wednesday, September 13 Northeast Ohio Public Meeting, Painesville Township Hall, Painesville 7:00-9:00pm
USEPA has a 40% algae reduction plan with comments due September 29. Indiana’s plan is also accepting public comment until October for reducing harmful algae in Lake Erie.
Here is the Ohio Plan to be discussed at these meetings
The plan, known as the Domestic Action Plan is part of the Annex 4 Requirements of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. Also up for public comment now is the Indiana Lake Erie Plan
There is a USEPA plan also up for public comment .
There will soon be Lake Erie Foundation suggestions for comments.
Lake Erie Waterkeeper Public Meeting September 14 7 pm
Location and agenda coming