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EPA awards grant to address regional water quality issues


December 10, 2018
By WFYI Indianapolis

The Environmental Protection Agency announced the Indiana State Department of Agriculture has been awarded more than $400,000 for water quality improvements in the Western Lake Erie Basin, which stretches across Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.

The award will be used to combat algal blooms which have been a consistent issue in bodies of water, due to changes in water temperature, as well as heavy rainfall and nutrient runoff. The grant seeks to address this issue through a series of workshops with farmers and certified crop advisors. | READ MORE