Newtown Creek Shows Signs Of Poop-Fueled “Superfood”

Since the start of spring, bright green patches have mysteriously appeared on Newtown Creek, the moat of man-made filth separating Brooklyn and Queens.

One sample, bucketed up off the Greenpoint side shortly after the first sighting on March 22, was revealed Continue reading Newtown Creek Shows Signs Of Poop-Fueled “Superfood”

State finally launches law to reduce toxic algal blooms

The real strength of Senate Bill 1 — the “Clean Lake Erie Act” signed into law April 2 by Gov. John Kasich — is the breakthrough legislative willingness it demonstrates to impose mandatory requirements on Ohio farms to control the runoff contributing to toxic algae formation in Lake Erie. Continue reading State finally launches law to reduce toxic algal blooms