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EPA Announces Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Study Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia
CHICAGO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the Ohio Lake Erie Commission to study the causes of harmful algal blooms and low oxygen levels in Lake Erie. Click here to read the press release.
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission Has Scheduled Their Next Quarterly Meeting
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has scheduled their next quarterly meeting for December 18th, 2013 at the Riffe Center -Executive Conference & Training Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio. The meeting will take place on the 31st floor in rooms West B & C beginning at 1:30 p.m.
All OLEC meetings are open to the public and include reports from the member state agencies and advisory committees followed by a public comment period. Organizations and citizens are encouraged to attend.
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Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects within the Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded quarterly grants through Ohio's Lake Erie Protection Fund at its September meeting.
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Help Preserve, Protect and Restore Lake Erie
New Lake Erie plate now available!
Recent article by the Sandusky Register highlights new Ohio Lake Erie plate:
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Buy an Erie...Our Great Lake plate today!
Buying online? Visit www.oplates.com to get your Lake Erie plate!
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At the BMV? Ask for our plate!
Through the mail? Indicate your plate preference!
Ohio Lake Erie Commission Announces 2013 "Life on Lake Erie" Photo Contest Winners
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission presented the winners for the 2013 "Life on Lake Erie" photo contest at the September 25 meeting at the CanalWay Center in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio.
Overall Judges Favorite:
Summer Fun, Dee Riley, Ashtabula, Ohio
Click on this link to see more of the 2013 winners!
The role of the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) is to preserve Lake Erie’s natural resources, to protect the quality of its waters and ecosystem, and to promote economic development of the region by ensuring the coordination of policies and programs of state government pertaining to water quality, toxic substances, and coastal resource management. The Commission also oversees the management of the Lake Erie Protection Fund. Authority for the Commission is contained in ORC Sections 1506.21-1506.24.
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission staff advises the Governor and the Commission on the development, implementation, and coordination of Lake Erie programs and policies; provides representation of the interests of Ohio in regional, national, and international forums pertaining to the resources of the Great Lakes; assists in the implementation of the Coastal Zone Management Program and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative; facilitates compliance with the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement and the Great Lakes Toxic Substances Control Agreement; and manages the distribution of money from the Lake Erie Protection Fund.
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