Ohio Lake Pollution http://wyso.org en Funding Limits Testing for Lake Pollution in Ohio http://wyso.org/post/funding-limits-testing-lake-pollution-ohio <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio - State officials and advocates say available funding limits how much testing is done to identify Ohio lake pollution and problems in several areas.</p><p>The Columbus Dispatch reports the amount spent on testing is less than $200,000 a year.</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency has about $80,000 for testing annually. Officials at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources say they spent nearly that much last year to test for toxic blue-green algae at 20 areas, including the troubled Grand Lake St. Marys between Dayton and Toledo.</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2011 12:38:08 +0000 Associated Press 3095 at http://wyso.org Funding Limits Testing for Lake Pollution in Ohio