Click on the Links below to learn more about what's being done

(and not being done) to clean up Lake Erie and issues related to CAFOs.  

All items relating to ACLE's Federal Court suit vs the USEPA are under the "Learn More" tab

PETA undercover footage of animal factory operations.  Narrated by Alec Baldwin.

Exposes a supposedly "model" animal factory, located in Indiana, that partners with Bridgewater Dairy in N.W. Ohio.

One finding: just the cows in our watershed generate more waste than 1.1 million people!

Includes Toledo's part in this international movement

Groundbreaking documentary film goes behind the veil of corporate farming.

Old but good report from the Union of Concerned Scientists

First we had to sue to get the lake declared "impaired." Now we have to sue to get the EPA to do its job and issue a TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) to put an enforceable limit on pollution.

Victory for polluters and the Blue Meanies. Defeat for the voice of people.

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"The 3rd Battle for Lake Erie"

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Source: This Interactive CAFO Map is from the Follow the Manure Project from The Michigan Chapter of the Sierrra Club 


ACLE sent a simple, three-question survey to candidates in contested primary races for the Ohio House and Senate, U.S. House and Senate.  Click here to see the results.

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