Toxic Slime Will Hit Lake Erie Again

July 10, 2014 9:13 PM

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Toxic Slime Will Hit Lake Erie Again

Slimy green mats of toxic algae will again threaten the western shores of Lake Erie later this summer, according to an algae forecast released today (July 10).

The predicted Lake Erie algal bloom will be smaller than in the past three years, but still above the average for the past 12 years, according to the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) forecast. The algae are also expected to collect on certain shorelines instead of spreading out...

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