It’s Not Just in Kansas, Dorothy…..


Behind Toledo’s Water Crisis, a Long-Troubled Lake Erie

From the article:

It took a serendipitous slug of toxins and the loss of drinking water for a half-million residents to bring home what scientists and government officials in this part of the country have been saying for years: Lake Erie is in trouble, and getting worse by the year.

And what is that overreaching group over at the EPA doing?

Five years ago this month, the federal Environmental Protection Agency and state water authorities issued a joint report on pollution of the nation’s waterways by phosphorus and other nutrients titled “An Urgent Call to Action.”

“Unfortunately, very little action has come from that,” said Jon Devine, the senior lawyer for the water program at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington.

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Posted August 6, 2014 by Sue Says in category In the News, The EPA, The Evironment

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