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Algae studies not just for geeks

[USA] It’s interesting how what passes for geekiness changes over time.

Consider the once unhip phycologist, a biologist specializing in the study of algae.

Just a few years ago, most adults would sooner watch TV in their parents’ basement than be cornered at a party by Continue reading Algae studies not just for geeks

How Water Treatment Plants Can Manage Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms can be a big problem for water utilities.

According to a Water World article, the city of Toledo, Ohio, lost access to drinking water for three days due to a sudden deluge of microcystin — a Continue reading How Water Treatment Plants Can Manage Harmful Algal Blooms

New WRF study explores effective methods for toxic algae removal in drinking water

DENVER, CO, Feb. 17, 2015 — The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a sponsor of research supporting the water community, has released new findings of a study addressing effective removal methods for cyanobacteria and other Continue reading New WRF study explores effective methods for toxic algae removal in drinking water

Bill aimed at toxic algae approved by U.S. House subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A House subcommittee on Thursday approved legislation that would order the Environmental Protection Agency to act on the problem of toxic algal blooms that taint Lake Erie drinking water.

The action follows last summer’s ban on Continue reading Bill aimed at toxic algae approved by U.S. House subcommittee