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FitzGerald details what LakeStat will measure
New program studies the water quality of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River.
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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The metrics will focus on Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River.
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Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald laid out the framework for a new program to measure Lake Erie’s health. 

FitzGerald says the lake is key to the environment and the economy.

The program is called LakeStat, and is a collaboration of Cuyahoga County and other local, state, regional and federal stakeholders. The measurements will include how many tons of debris are collected each year, the number of invasive species, fish diversity, tons of cargo shipped, water quality and fishing licenses sold.

Here's the link to the LakeStat dashboard:
http://executive.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/LakeStat.aspx

 

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Thank you for this initiative . SAVE LAKE ERIE .


Posted by: Robert Williams (Lake County) on February 24, 2014 5:02AM
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