The City of Toledo water intake crib is surrounded by algae in Lake Erie, off the shore of Curtice, in this August 2014 file photo. (Haraz N. Ghanbari, Associate Press)

Two big developments in fighting harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie:

  • Bowling Green State University received $5.2 million in grants to create a Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health.
  • The Cleveland Water Alliance signed a deal with the Netherlands to collaborate on research in nutrient management, Smart Lake technology and more. 

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