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Ag Runoff Targeted
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Nov 19, 2014 03:05 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agriculture has a big target on its back after a massive algal bloom in Lake Erie last summer led the state of Ohio to order more than 400,000 residents in Toledo not to drink city tap water.

Threats to drinking water such as the one in Toledo cannot effectively be prevented without regulating nonpoint pollution sources such as farms, the president of the American Water Works Association told a House Environment and the Economy subcommittee Wednesday.

John J. Donahue's testimony before the House comes at a time when the Ohio General Assembly is considering legislation that would ...

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