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Tipoffs for Buffalo, New York (Lake Erie) Newsletter for Sunday November 24, 2019 ( 4 items )  

EPA Announces Grants to Advance Clean-ups in Ohio's Lake Erie Watershed and Areas of Concern
CHICAGO, Illinois, Nov. 19 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Five Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants, totaling nearly $3.6 million, recently awarded for restoration work across Ohio * * * Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Director Laurie Stevenson announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OL  more

Farm to School Grows NY Ag, Sows Seeds for Healthy Eating: Cornell University
ITHACA, New York, Nov. 20 -- Cornell University issued the following news: A steady westerly wind blows off Lake Erie on a gray October morning in Eden, New York. A farming community roughly 20 miles south of Buffalo, Eden bills itself the Garden Spot of New York. The ground is caked with frozen mud from the previous day's sleet and rain. Dave Walczak, operations manager of Eden Valley Growers, a farm cooperative founded in 1956, and Mike Wright, head grower for Amos Zittel & Sons, one of the   more

Reservoir Management Could Help Prevent Toxic Algal Blooms in Great Lakes: University of Waterloo
WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 20 [TNSbiologyresearch-Limnology and Oceanography journal] -- The University of Waterloo issued the following news release: Managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution to the growth of toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes, especially Lake Erie, every summer. In a major study involving data from Canada and the United States, researchers at the University of Waterloo identified reservoirs on streams and rivers as sources o  more

Senate Committee Hearing Exposes Trump and Wheeler Illegal Plan to Erode Clean Water Act
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release: * * * - Sierra Club, Attorneys General, and Impacted Residents Speak Against Proposed Rule * * * Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the Trump Administration's illegal attempt to erode section 401 of the Clean Water Act. The rule change would severely limit the time and tools that states and tribes have to properly evaluate the effect federally permitted projects, like pipelines   more