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Ohio governor unveils $900 million investment plan in Lake Erie


March 18, 2019
By The Toledo Blade

Ohio’s Governor Mike DeWine asked legislators to set aside $900 million to fund long-term investments in the health of Ohio’s waterways and Lake Erie, which perennially battles toxic algal blooms that five years ago poisoned the city’s water supply.

The mandate for the ‘H2Ohio’ fund is broad: It would go toward creating new conservation easements and designating more areas as wetlands, investing in new technology to help combat pollution, and taking more aggressive action to address failing septic tanks. | READ MORE