Environmental Economics

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Lake Erie Algae: Views of Ohioans on Causes and Solutions, Pre- and Post-Toledo
Brian Roe , McCormick Professor of Agricultural Marketing and Policy, presents a summary of his presentation at the 2014-2015 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series : " Lake Erie Algae: Views of Ohioans on Causes and Solutions, Pre- and Post-Toledo ."

In The Press

July 4, 2018
Blooms bring to mind the emerging beauty of spring—flowers blossoming and trees regaining their splendor. Harmful algal blooms (HABs), however, bring to mind a toxic blue-green body of water and possibly a creature from the deep. These blooms, unlike spring flowers, are odorous, unpleasant, and potentially toxic. They can turn a fresh fish sandwich into a trip to the emergency room. They deter families from engaging in water-related recreational activities such as going to the shore.