Algae blooms

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 — ...

USGS Finds 28 Types of Cyanobacteria in Florida Algal Bloom

Microcystis aeruginosa, shown above, was the cyanobacteria responsible for the harmful algal boom that hit Florida last year. This species, which can make a liver damaging toxin, is one of ...

OSU Study links toxic algae blooms, fatal liver disease

By Tyler Treadway May 22, 2017 TC Palm People living in areas with significant blue-green algae blooms, including the Treasure Coast, are more likely to die from nonalcoholic liver disease ...

Senate Considers Fed Help For Toxic Algae

By Amy Green May 19, 2017 90.7 WMFE Legislation making its way on Capitol Hill could help Florida communities hit by toxic algae blooms. The Senate Commerce Committee approved the ...