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Saturday, July 31st, 2010
Officials detail ideas to better water quality
By William Kincaid
GRAND LAKE - Attempts to fix Grand Lake will begin in September.
But there will be no quick fix, said EPA Director Chris Korleski during a press conference Friday at Wright State University-Lake Campus.
Korleski joined Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and other state officials as they laid out short- and long-term action plans to restore the degraded lake. [More]
By Nancy Allen
The state may prohibit farmers in the Grand Lake Watershed from wintertime manure application and require them to obtain a comprehensive management plan.
The proposals introduced Friday as part of a solution to Grand Lake's water quality problems could go into effect in December if approved. [More]
Obituaries on July 31st, 2010
Laura Lynn Eischen, stillborn daughter of Tim Eischen and Brandy (Newcom) Godwi [More]
Richard (Dick) Poling, 80, Coldwater, died July 29, 2010, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Richard (Dick) Howard Temple, 65, St. Marys, died at 3:52 a.m. July 30, 2010, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Local pictures on July 31st, 2010
Subscriber only stories on July 31st, 2010
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