A new international committee of the Great Lakes Commission is digging for solutions to the problem of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. The Lake Erie Nutrient Targets (LENT) Working Group includes representatives from the U.S. states of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania and the province of Ontario, who share responsibilities for water quality and rural nonpoint and agriculture conservation programs with the two federal governments.

GLC Communications Director Christine Manninen authored a post for the International Joint Commission’s blog on the LENT Working Group:

Lake Erie working group prepares plan for states, province