What's New Toledo gets $6.5 million in state loans The Toledo Blade (4/23) Two zero-interest state loans totaling $6.5 million are being dispersed immediately from Ohio’s water supply loan revolving account for more improvements to Toledo's water-treatment system.
Port Dalhousie piers closed St. Catharines Standard (4/16) In Port Dahhousie, Ontario, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans says in the interest of public safety, the east and west sections of the piers are temporarily closed to vessels, vehicles and pedestrian traffic.
International algae conference opens at BGSU The Toledo Blade (4/14) A major international algae conference is underway at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. The event is one of many that grew out of the algae-induced crisis that crippled Toledo’s water system last August.
Ohio Senate raises glass to bill limiting fertilizer application The Toledo Blade (3/26) In Ohio, the House and Senate voted to restrict application of manure and other fertilizers that contribute to toxic algae blooms, move away from open-lake dumping of dredged material, and step up monitoring at water-treatment plants.
FoodWatch Environmental Defence Canada FoodWatch provides meaningful information and effective tools for making informed decisions about food safety, and act on these decisions to achieve better human and environmental health.
Fox River Watch A project of the Clean Water Action Council of northeastern Wisconsin, this site contains extensive information for the public about PCB contamination of the Fox River and Green Bay, the proposed cleanup, and health effects of exposure to PCBs.
Great Lakes Human Health Effects Research Program Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry The ATSDR research program is designed to investigate and characterize the association between the consumption of contaminated Great Lakes fish and short- and long-term harmful health effects.
Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Hazdat provides access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations.
MESB Reports Michigan Environmental Science Board The MESB investigates issues concerning the environment and human health at the request of the governor's office. Topics include fish advisories, mercury, lead, chlorine and low level radioactive waste.
NOAA Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory The NOAA Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health (CEGLHH) is a multi-disciplinary research center which will focus on understanding the inter-relationships between the Great Lakes ecosystem, water quality and human health.