Algae blooms

Toxic Algae: A Severe National Threat

By John Flesher and Angeliki Kastanis November 16, 2017 Associated Press Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Competing in a bass fishing ...

Blue-Green Algae: Was It Fed Or Dead?

By Tyler Treadway November 10, 2017 TC Palm Scientists agree Lake Okeechobee discharges, not septic tanks, caused a 2016 St. Lucie River algae bloom that wrecked the environment and water-related businesses. But the ...

Algae Spotted In The Treasure Coast

By Erin MacPherson October 19, 2017 CBS12 Dr. James Sullivan, a professor at Harbor Branch, has been monitoring algae that moved into the Sebastian and Vero Beach area from the ...

Algae Bloom Bill Passes Senate

By Ledyard King September 27, 2017 The News-Press WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bill Tuesday to devote more federal resources to combating algae blooms, part of a growing response by ...

Toxic Algae Expected To Make A Comeback

'A ticking time bomb': Toxic algae expected to make a comeback By Erin MacPherson August 3, 2017 CBS12 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12) — Experts say it's only a matter of time ...

Lake O Discharges Would Make Algae Bloom in River

Analysis: Lake Okeechobee discharges would make algae bloom in St. Lucie River By Tyler Treadway August 2, 2017 TC Palm Thank God for salt. Salty water is all that's keeping potentially ...

Lake O Bloom A Repeat of 2016?

Large algae bloom forms on Lake O; could we see a repeat of 2016? By Kimberly Miller July 30, 2017 Palm Beach Post Florida’s freshwater heart is choking on nutrient-laden ...

“Algae Hunters” Track Bloom in Lake O

Excerpt from Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch's blog where she and her husband Ed, document algae in Lake O from the sky. Her post includes many photos. "Hello Readers. Hope you are having ...

Algae study should prompt new Florida probe

By Treasure Coast Newspapers Editorial Board June 1, 2017 TC Palm Summer of 2016   During the height of the 2016 algae crisis, media and politicians from around the state — ...