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Tipoffs for Buffalo, New York (Lake Erie) Newsletter for Sunday September 15, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Higgins Asks Army Corps to Expand Successful Algal Bloom Pilot Project to Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 -- Rep. Brian Higgins, D-New York, issued the following news release: * * * - 2019 on Track to be Worst for Toxic Blooms Causing People to be Sick and Pets to Die * * * Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is asking the United States Army Corps to expand a pilot project, which is seeing success in combatting Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB), to the Great Lakes. In his letter Higgins says, "I write today to respectfully request that, simultaneous with the pilot effort on Lake Oke  more

Environmental Law and Policy Center: New Poll Reveals NW Ohioans' Willingness to Support Regulatory Actions on Large Animal Feeding Operations
CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 10 -- The Environmental Law and Policy Center issued the following news release: * * * - Gov. DeWine must keep Ohio's promise and commitment under Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie by 40% by 2025 and 20% progress by 2020 * * * Nationally-recognized pollster J. Ann Selzer's new poll of 500 voters in northwest Ohio for the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) found that after respondents learn about the connection of manure runof  more

Limnology & Oceanography Journal Issues 32 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
WACO, Texas, Sept. 10 -- Limnology and Oceanography Journal, a peer-reviewed journal from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, published 32 research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * Acoustic detection of zooplankton diel vertical migration behaviors on the northern Gulf of Mexico shelf * Alleviation of hypoxia by biologically generated mixing in a stratified water column * Biogeochemistry, microbial activity, and diversity in surface  more

On Senate Floor, Portman Highlights August Visits Around Ohio
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, on the Senate Floor, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) highlighted his visits in Ohio during the August state work period. He traveled more than 4,000 miles and visited 39 different counties in the state, completing his goal of visiting all 88 Ohio counties during this term. He met with Ohioans and discussed a variety of issues, including expanding skills training, protecting and preserving our Great Lakes  more

Travel Advisory, Ground Breaking Planned as Athol Springs Project Begins
BUFFALO, New York, Sept. 11 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: Beginning on Wednesday, September 18, NY Route 5 westbound (outbound) will be reduced to one lane between Big Tree Road and Seabreeze Avenue, to begin work on the Athol Springs project, and is scheduled to remain in place for the remainder of the 2019 construction season. Motorists are advised to allow for additional travel time or seek alternate routes. For real-time travel information, call 51  more