U.S. House passes algae-control bill

As Lake Erie begins its almost annual algal bloom season, Congress has taken steps to reauthorize a program monitoring and mitigating the harmful effects of algae on freshwater systems.

The U.S. House on Monday passed the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act, which will require a task force spend 18 months examining the causes and consequences of “hypoxia and harmful algal… Continue reading U.S. House passes algae-control bill