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Lake Erie needs more than H2O fund to stay a jewel keep Lake Erie a jewel. But more than just an H2O fund is needed

Mar 22, 2019 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Ohio politicians have signaled they’re going to do more than just fight President Donald Trump — again — on his ill-advised efforts to mar the national gem that is the Great Lakes. They’re also prepared to enact new measures to protect Lake Erie, with its irreplaceable bounties of freshwater, tourism and delectable perch and walleye.

Exhibit One is Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s H2O fund, proposed through his just-introduced two-year Ohio budget. It would create, over a number of ...