Lake Erie Bill of Rights challenged the day after voters approve it

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)

Toledo voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, allowing residents to sue to protect the lake.

On Wednesday, a farmer challenged the law’s constitutionality, kicking off the next chapter of legal fights.

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