State Promising To Do More To Stop Toxic Algae From Leaking Into Lake Erie

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Michigan's Department of Environment Quality is promising to do more to stop toxic algae from getting into Lake Erie.

That's what caused the shutdown of public water in Ohio earlier this month.

The Department of Environmental Quality says it will work with farmers and cities to reduce nutrients like phosphorus from getting into lakes that are used for public water supplies.

It's also calling for national drinking water standards for the toxin that creates blue-green algae.