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    The Many Hazards of Toxic Algae Outbreaks

    The Many Hazards of Toxic Algae Outbreaks

    By Sarah Graddy and Robert Coleman This summer, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is tracking outbreaks of potentially toxic algae across the U.S. We have been startled to find that these outbreaks are erupting everywhere: from the East Coast to the West Coast, from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Though outbreaks of […]

    Solutions for the Toxic Algae Crisis in Florida and Beyond

    Solutions for the Toxic Algae Crisis in Florida and Beyond

    By Karen Chapman For a month now, South Florida Atlantic beaches have been blanketed by a sickly green, toxic algae sludge that has kept tourists away and businesses reeling. Florida has a bigger headache this summer than most states, but algae blooms are hardly unique. Last week, more than 100 people were sickened by toxic […]