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Climate change exacerbates the formation of toxic algal blooms in waterways

Climate change is wreaking havoc on our water, Grist,  Cross-posted from Climate Central For two days in early August 2014, the 400,000 residents in and around Toledo, Ohio, were told not to drink, wash dishes with, or bathe in the city’s water supply. A noxious, pea-green algae bloom had formed over the city’s intake pipe in Lake Erie and levels of a toxin that could cause diarrhea and vomiting had reached unsafe levels.

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July 29, 2017 - Posted by | climate change, NORTH AMERICA

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