Representatives from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada presented on the ongoing efforts to manage excess phosphorus loads leading to toxic and nuisance algal blooms and hypoxia in Lake Erie. The webinar provided a brief overview of information and updates on work under the Nutrients Annex of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) and included presentations by experts from the Nutrients Annex Subcommittee.
Michigan outlines actions to reduce phosphorus loading to Lake Erie.
This document outlines federal and state efforts to achieve the binational phosphorus load reduction targets adopted in 2016 under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
The United States and Canada adopted phosphorus load reduction targets to combat Lake Erie algal blooms.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Lake Erie webpage provides history, resources, and Lakewide Action and Management Plans (LAMPs).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has a page dedicated to cyanobacterial HABs, including information on health effects, causes and prevention, and state-specific resources.
Pennsylvania outlines actions to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie.
Canada and Ontario outline actions to reduce phosphorus loading to Lake Erie.
The purpose of this Lake Erie Binational Phosphorus Reduction Strategy is to describe the framework for binational cooperation under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Nutrients Annex towards the achievement of the 2016 binational phosphorus reduction targets.