Do Not Jeopardize Public Health by Polluting Lake Erie

Target: Anne M. Vogel, Director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Goal: Protect Lake Erie from industrial runoff, agricultural waste, and untreated sewage.

Lake Erie, one of Ohio’s most treasured natural resources, is in a state of crisis. Polluted by industrial runoff, agricultural waste, and untreated sewage, the lake’s water quality has plummeted. The situation is critical and demands immediate, focused intervention.

The lake is not just a body of water; it’s a lifeline for communities, wildlife, and local economies. Its degradation poses severe risks to public health, disrupts local ecosystems, and threatens the livelihoods of those dependent on its resources.

Sign the petition to compel the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to take immediate steps to restore Lake Erie’s water quality. Essential actions should include stricter regulations on industrial and agricultural runoff, enhanced water treatment facilities, and public education on water conservation.


Dear Director Anne M. Vogel,

Lake Erie, Ohio’s natural jewel, is in peril. Its waters are tainted by a toxic cocktail of industrial waste, agricultural runoff, and untreated sewage. The ramifications are alarming: compromised public health, endangered wildlife, and a lake that’s losing its essence.

We insist on immediate, transformative action. A comprehensive plan must be rolled out to halt the degradation of Lake Erie. This strategy should involve not just regulatory measures, but also community engagement in water conservation and pollution prevention.

The stakes are sky-high. Lake Erie is more than a scenic vista; it’s a vital part of Ohio’s environmental, economic, and social fabric. Put into motion policies that will not just ameliorate the current state of Lake Erie but also secure its long-term health and vitality.


[Your Name Here]

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One Comment

  1. Protect Lake Erie from industrial runoff, agricultural waste, and untreated sewage. There must be a standard followed which protects this lake. It appears every where we turn there is a problem and here there are a number of problems. Yet we have officials whose job it is to keep watch and not allow these problems to fester into a state of ruin. People are not doing their jobs!

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