Farmers from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana will share $17.5 million to reduce phosphorus pollution in Lake Erie.
One concern: largemouth bass may be competing with and eating the young of the popular walleye.
The company had released an estimated 24,000 gallons of heated water at two construction sites because of a problem with installation of sewer pipes, according to court documents said. The penalty will support refuge programs.
But mercury levels are down in some sport fish. Monitoring to continue.