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Clean Lake Plan sent to governor

In June Ohio lawmakers voted to send the “Clean Lake 2020 Plan” to Gov. John Kasich for his signature. The legislation would provide funding of up to $36 million this year for efforts to reduce harmful algal blooms, including a variety of agricultural best practices and other initiatives. For fiscal …

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Rewarding paddle routes

By Dan Armitage, host of Buckeye Sportsman The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Parks and Watercraft is offering a series of Paddle Ohio canoe floats this summer to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers, water trails and select state park lakes. The Paddle Ohio …

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Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA Administrator

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced his resignation July 5. “I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will always be thankful to him for this. The Senate confirmed …

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