Kasich Signs S.B. 1 to Protect Lake Erie and Ohio's Water Quality April 2, 2015 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.