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Kasich Signs S.B. 1 to Protect Lake Erie and Ohio's Water Quality

COLUMBUS - Today, at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon (Lucas Co.), Gov. John R. Kasich signed S.B. 1, legislation to protect Lake Erie and Ohio's water quality. Highlights of the bill include:

  • Restricting open lake disposal of dredge material;
  • Additional phosphorus monitoring at wastewater treatment facilities;
  • Clear penalties for those who violate the law.