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2013 Lake Erie toxic algae bloom worse than predicted

A toxic algae bloom that covered part of Lake Erie this past summer — and forced the unprecedented shutdown of a municipal water treatment system — was worse than scientists had predicted, according to a new study. The 2013 algae bloom … Continue reading

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Lake Erie’s toxic algae nightmare is national news … again

Poor Lake Erie: The Rodney Dangerfield of the Great Lakes just can’t get a break. Time magazine declared Lake Erie declared dead in the 1960s, when the lake was actually too alive with algae. Sadly, the algae blooms that made … Continue reading

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