Posts Tagged ‘Algae blooms’

Toxic Algae: A Severe National Threat

Not only is toxic algae a threat to our local waters, it is a national epidemic that is impacting bodies of water across the United States, posing a significant threat to our health and well-being.

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Blue-Green Algae: Was It Fed Or Dead?

While scientists agree that algae is carried from Lake O to the St. Lucie River, the debate continues over what caused it to turn into the thick bloom that resulted in so much damage.

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Algae Spotted In The Treasure Coast

Algae blooms from the Banana River have moved into Sebastian and Vero Beach, which is unusual for these areas. Although not harmful at this point, there is ongoing concern about the rise of toxins in our water.

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Lake O Is Turning Green Again

Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch’s photo of algae floating on Lake Okeechobee has alerted officials and the media that an algae bloom has formed. The Weather Channel has taken notice as well.

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Algae study should prompt new Florida probe

By Treasure Coast Newspapers Editorial Board June 1, 2017 TC Palm   During the height of the 2016 algae crisis, media and politicians from around the state — in some cases, around the country — descended on Central Marine in Rio. The business came to be seen as the epicenter of the disaster. Reeking, disgusting mats…

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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 measure that for the first time would make federal funding available to communities and states affected by toxic algae blooms. The legislation would grant authority…

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