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Ohio wants to put Lake Erie on a new, strict pollution diet

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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:05 pm

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wants to put Lake Erie on a new, stricter pollution diet to fight back against the toxic algae blooms that have flourished for more than a decade, environmental regulators said Thursday.

The state plans to establish tougher regulations on runoff that's feeding the outbreaks by limiting how much of the pollution is allowed to flow into the lake's western end, Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency said.

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