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What's New
Toledo science center reinvents itself: COSI to be Imagination Station
The Toledo Blade (6/29)
When Toledo's science center reopens this fall, there will be a refreshed look, unique exhibits, and the promise of a brand new experience of fun and science.

Nuclear plant leak patched up near Lake Erie
Grist (1/23)
A valve leak was discovered earlier this week at Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Ohio, causing the release of radioactive tritium into groundwater near Lake Erie.

Restoration success and work in progress: Ohio
Great Lakes Echo (12/9)
There are many successful restoration projects being done in the Great Lakes states, including projects from the $475 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Ohio task force focuses on Lake Erie's toxic algae
The Toledo Blade (11/8)
In a major report planned for release later this month, a state task force trying to reduce western Lake Erie's toxic algae will call for a 40 percent reduction in all forms of phosphorus entering northwest Ohio waterways.

100th Anniversary: Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913 deadliest winter storm in northern Ohio history
WEWS (Cleveland, OH) (11/7)
It was the biggest, meanest, deadliest winter storm to affect northern Ohio and the Great Lakes -- and you've probably never heard about it.

Lake Erie battle ceremony ‘wonderful, overwhelming’
The Toledo Blade (9/11)
Gov. Kasich and descendants of American hero Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry took part in ceremonies yesterday, marking the actual anniversary of the British naval defeat in the War of 1812.

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General Resources
Ohio
Great Lakes Commission
Since 1955, Ohio has been a valued member of the Great Lakes Commission.

Ohio Governor Profile
Council of Great Lakes Governors
Includes biography, inaugural address, State of the State address and related links.

Ohio Sea Grant College Program
Uses research, education, and outreach efforts to enhance use and improve management of this nation's ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources.

State of Ohio Government
A starting point to guide you to the many resources available from Ohio's state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.

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Economy
Ohio Economic Profile
Northeast-Midwest Institute
The Northeast-Midwest Institute provides a variety of economic data about the state, including unemployment rate, per-capita income, gross state product, exports, government spending, demographics and more.

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Environment
Cuyahoga River (OH)
American Heritage Rivers
The American Heritage Rivers Initiative, established by an Executive Order in September 1997, is a program to help communities restore and revitalize waters and waterfronts.

Lake Erie Coastal Resources Inventory
Ohio Coastal Management Program
This web site is one element of Ohio's effort to increase our capabilities in applying geographically referenced information to support planning, environmental assessment and decision making about Lake Erie and its coastal region.

Ohio Coastal Management Program
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Designated in 1997, the OCMP integrates management of Ohio's Lake Erie coastal resources, controls activities that affect them, and fosters their sustainable use for the benefit of all citizens of the state. Learn about the OCMP's latest initiatives, including the Kelleys Island Underwater Preserve planning team.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Ohio EPA is a trusted leader and environmental steward using innovation, quality service, and public involvement to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all Ohioans.

Ohio Lake Erie Commission
Established in 1990 to help preserve Lake Erie's natural resources, protect the quality of waters and ecosystems, and promote economic development of the region.

Stone Laboratory at Gibraltar Island
Ohio State University Sea Grant
Located on Lake Erie’s Gibraltar Island, the Lab provides summer college courses, science workshops, and a year-round research facility.

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Tourism
The Great Lakes Circle Tour
Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.

Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism

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