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Toxic Blob Spreading Across Lake Erie, Could Put Cleveland’s Drinking Water at Risk

Ohio governmental officials will be releasing an updated report about a two-square-mile toxic blob at the bottom of Lake Erie that might be spreading perilously close to a water intake pipe that supplies drinking water for the city of Cleveland. Lake Erie’s toxic sediment is a potential threat to city of Cleveland’s drinking water. Stefanie Spear According to The Plain Dealer , the new report is expected for release later this fall and is based on new tests taken nearby a section of the lake