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GCP applauds passage of compromise water quality bill

The Greater Cleveland Partnership applauds the Ohio General Assembly for passing legislation to address water quality issues in Lake Erie. The compromise bill, SB 1, will restrict agricultural practices known to contribute to the formation of harmful algal blooms.

This legislative effort comes in response to last summer’s crisis when algal blooms in the western basin of Lake Erie left the City of Toledo without drinking water for several days. Read more.

GCP urges immediate action to improve Lake Erie's water quality

This week’s segment of the “GCP Insight” video series examines actions needed to address water-quality challenges facing Lake Erie, arguably Cleveland’s greatest asset.

Learn how GCP is urging timely post-winter dredging of the lake by the Army Corps of Engineers and about action needed in Columbus to find a compromise between two pieces of legislation passed by the Ohio House and Ohio Senate. Click to watch.