Nutrients Documents

Domestic Action Plans to Achieve Phosphorus Reductions in Lake Erie

To combat the growing threat of toxic and nuisance algal development in Lake Erie, the United States and Canada committed, through the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, to establish binational phosphorus load reduction targets for Lake Erie by February, 2016, and to develop domestic action plans by 2018 that will outline strategies for meeting […]

Posted: March 7, 2018

Draft Domestic Action Plans for Achieving Phosphorus Reductions in Lake Erie

To combat the growing threat of toxic and nuisance algal development in Lake Erie, the United States and Canada committed, through the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, to establish binational phosphorus load reduction targets for Lake Erie by February, 2016, and to develop, by 2018, domestic action plans that will outline strategies for meeting […]

Posted: March 10, 2017

The United States and Canada Adopt Phosphorus Load Reduction Targets to Combat Lake Erie Algal Blooms

To combat the growing threat of toxic and nuisance algal development in Lake Erie, the United States and Canada committed, through the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, to establish binational phosphorus load reduction targets for Lake Erie by February, 2016. In response to this commitment, following a robust binational science-based process and extensive public […]

Posted: February 22, 2016