WASHINGTON — A bill that would put more federal money into combating algae blooms cleared the U.S. House last week after passing in the Senate earlier this year… Continue reading Bringing back the lake – Additional funds granted for algae problem
New York’s blue-green algae season has begun, and state officials recommend people check a public notification website before venturing into unfamiliar waters. Ten lakes and ponds now appear on the Department of Environmental Conservation site as having confirmed or suspected algal toxin in their waters.
Naturally occurring blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, can release potentially dangerous toxins into waterways when they bloom, or… Continue reading Blue-green algae season begins
The Sudbury and District Health Unit advises citizens to be on the lookout for blue-green algae blooms this summer. Since 2006, the health unit has identified 59 blue-green… Continue reading Health unit warns about blue-green algae blooms
PORT CLINTON — Ottawa County water customers are paying 4.5 percent more for their water this year, partly because of the cost of removing toxins caused by harmful algae… Continue reading Algae tests result in higher bills