Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxins WLWT-TV - Cincinnati, OH (9/13) Consumers in Toledo, Ohio's fourth-largest city, may be asked to voluntarily conserve water next year to limit demand and help reduce contamination from toxins left by Lake Erie algae.
Members of Congress press two bills on Lake Erie toxin The Toledo Blade (9/11) At least four members of Ohio’s congressional delegation are trying to fast-track efforts for a national standard to control western Lake Erie’s primary algae toxin while also seeking more federal money for infrastructure projects to reduce sewage overflows that contribute to the problem.
New buoy could be part of Toledo’s water solution Toledo Free Press (9/11) Lake Erie’s wind current generally pushes any impending water problem eastward, and Toledo officials may want to look closely in that direction at a water monitoring tool now being used near Gibraltar Island.
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.