FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 5, 2007
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, IN
TOLEDO, OH – The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at the Ohio Department of Transportation central office, 1980 W. Broad St. in Columbus.
M. Reutter, director of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, will provide a
report on the harmful algal blooms that have plagued
Vicki Deisner of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), who serves as chairman of the OLEC executive committee, will present the 2007 Lake Erie Balanced Growth Strategy for approval by the Commission.
All meetings of the Ohio Lake Erie Commission are open to the public and include a public comment period. Organizations and citizens are encouraged to attend this meeting and provide input on issues of concern.
Lake Erie Commission is comprised of the directors of the ODNR and Ohio
Environmental Protection Agency, as well as the state departments of
Transportation, Development, Health and Agriculture. It was established for the
purpose of preserving
commission also oversees the Ohio Lake Erie Protection Fund, which is the
source of grant money for projects that benefit the
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