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.
Michigan outlines actions to reduce phosphorus loading to Lake Erie.
The University of Michigan is completing a modeling project to characterize nutrient loads to the Detroit River and then compare the efficacy of different management options.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Lake Erie webpage provides history, resources, and Lakewide Action and Management Plans (LAMPs).
Lake Erie Algae is a website produced by Heidelburg University that provides history of water quality in Lake Erie. The site also describes the causes of HABs and initiatives to reduce nutrient loading to Lake Erie.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a page dedicated to cyanobacterial HABs, including information on health effects, causes and prevention, and state-specific resouces.
NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL) compiled information on their modeling and research on HABs and hypoxia.
Ohio Sea Grant performs a wide range of research, outreach, and education on Lake Erie harmful algal blooms.
The role of the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) is to preserve Lake Erie’s natural resources, to protect the quality of its waters and ecosystem, and to promote economic development of the region by ensuring the coordination of policies and programs of state government pertaining to water quality, toxic substances, and coastal resource management. Their website provides a variety of information and links of the health of Lake Erie.