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EPA approves Lake Erie addition to Ohio's 2016 waters list

May 16, 2018
EPA has approved Ohio's decision to add open waters of Lake Erie to the state's 2016 list of impaired waters, a move the agency says moots environmentalists' litigation seeking such a listing, which could require the state to impose regulatory limits on agriculture and other dischargers. Judge James G. Carr of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio last month gave EPA until May 15 to make a final decision on Ohio's 2016 list, which at the...


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