Scientists track fertilizer's effects on Ohio algae bloom

April 13, 2015 1:36 PM

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This year, researchers and health officials are on the lookout for the makings of another toxic algae episode.

Last summer, the people of Toledo and northwest Ohio went without tap water and showers for two days. Health officials were forced to shut off the water supply from Lake Erie after an algae bloom threatened to leak a liver toxin into the system. Residents had to rely on bottled water. Restaurants we...

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