By Sherrod Brown
Earlier this month, I visited Put-in-Bay to tour The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory. I met with Stone Lab scientists and accompanied them as they collected water samples of Lake Erie to better understand the rise in toxic algal blooms.
In this August 28, 2014 photo, soda ash is added to
water in the flocculation room at the Collins Park Water
Treatment Plant in Toledo, Ohio.
(AP Photo/The Blade, Andy Morrison) (Andy Morrison)
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Six weeks after algal toxins were found in Toledo’s water supply, state officials announced that researchers at the University of Michigan will receive a federal grant of $653,097 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins is asking the city council to agree to apply for financial assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Continue reading
BY KATIE VALENTINE
An algal bloom in Oregon’s Willamette River prompted a health advisory from the Oregon Health Authority Tuesday, with the agency warning Oregon residents not to touch, drink or inhale droplets from the river.
By Hannah Hickey
UW News and Information
PACIFIC OCEAN — Late summer is the peak time for harmful algae that can turn lakes into toxic scum, canceling fishing trips and fouling water supplies. Continue reading
By The Register-Guard
REEDSPORT — The water in Tenmile Lakes is toxic, according to the Oregon Health Authority, who issued an advisory Monday in Coos County.
Published: September 15, 2014, 9:45 am
Updated: September 15, 2014, 9:54 am
“Bo” was one of the dogs that fell into Lake Erie.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – A new brochure is available to pet owners outlining the dangers of toxic algal blooms in New York waters.