EPA begins investigations into sea weeds phenomenon

[26th, Apr 2014] The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it has taken seriously reports of the influx of sea weeds on the country’s shores. The phenomenon is said to be affecting the livelihood of local inhabitants, especially fisher-folks, whose lives depend mainly on fishing activities. In a statement signed by the Chief Programme Officer-Public Affairs Department Mrs Angelina Ama Tutuah Mensah, the EPA said… Continue reading EPA begins investigations into sea weeds phenomenon

Algae, bacteria threats in lakes across Wisconsin

[26th, Apr 2014] After one of Madison’s longest, coldest winters ever, swimming season is almost here — along with toxic algal blooms, bacteria, invasive milfoil and other pestilences of the lakes. The Yahara lakes — Mendota, Monona, Wingra, Waubesa and Kegonsa — are no clearer than they were 30 years… Continue reading Algae, bacteria threats in lakes across Wisconsin