Ohio needs clean water

By Sherrod Brown

Earlier this month, I visited Put-in-Bay to tour The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory. I met with Stone Lab scientists and accompanied them as they collected water samples of Lake Erie to better understand the rise in toxic algal blooms.

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U-M awarded $653k grant to study algal blooms, water quality in Great Lakes

In this August 28, 2014 photo, soda ash is added to
water in the flocculation room at the Collins Park Water
Treatment Plant in Toledo, Ohio.
(AP Photo/The Blade, Andy Morrison) (Andy Morrison)

By Jeremy Allen | jallen42@mlive.com 
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Six weeks after algal toxins were found in Toledo’s water supply, state officials announced that researchers at the University of Michigan will receive a federal grant of $653,097 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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