Toledoans push for Lake Erie Bill of Rights

Algal blooms in Lake Erie, with the water intake crib for Toledo in the background in 2015. (Marvin Fong, The Plain Dealer)

Think Lake Erie should have its own inalienable rights?

A group called Toledoans for Safe Water thinks so, and they’re asking fellow residents to vote for a Lake Erie Bill of Rights in February.

Check out the issue and what the city charter amendment would do, at