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Bowling Green State University to establish Lake Erie Center to fight harmful algal blooms (Via

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Bowling Green State University has been awarded $5.2 million to help understand and prevent toxic algal blooms that harm bodies of water around the world.

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Science Foundation chose BGSU to establish a Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health.

This is a big deal, part of $30 million awarded across the United States to “bring together scientists doing basic research on the oceans and Great Lakes with those in biology and human health to study processes that affect millions of people,” said Science Foundation program director Hedy more.