Lake Erie Advocates
Formerly Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie (ACLE)
Press Releases from Lake Erie Advocates
2-21-23 OPEA Draft is "Too Little and Too Late"
400,000 in Toledo area waited in vain for plan prevent future toxic shutdowns
In testimony at an Ohio EPA public hearing in Bowling Green, Thursday, Lake Erie Advocates (LEA) members will cite scientific reports showing the agency’s recommendations to stop the annual poisoning of the lake by Microcystis bacteria, or harmful algal blooms, are “totally and undeniably inadequate and too little, too late.”
3-9-22 Animal Welfare Complaint Filed with the Ohio Department of Agriculture
Fairfield Pork subsidiary of Kalmbach Feeds, Inc., using banned “gestation crates”
Advocates: “You wouldn’t treat a dog like this.”
Read the Complaint and Appendices
12-15-22 "Frankenfish Factory" Draws Protestors to Port Authority Meeting
Concerns over a factory “farm” to raise 10,000 tons of GE salmon a year will bring residents from across NW Ohio to the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority board meeting in downtown Toledo as part of national protests against AquaBounty Technologies.
11-22-2022 U.S. EPA: Ohio Factory Farm Permits are Illegal
The US EPA Region 5 letter nullifying Ohio CAFO permits