MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota lakes have lost nearly two weeks of lake ice over the past 50 years as climate change diminishes the state's winters, officials from Minnesota’s natural resources and pollution control agencies said Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mysterious deaths of a Northern California family of hikers and their dog have led federal officials to close 28 miles along the Merced River, where high levels of toxic algae were detected.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Health officials have issued a safety advisory for a lake just outside Yellowstone National Park after harmful algal blooms toxic to humans and animals were detected.
The bloom of algae was in Hebgen Lake, a reservoir in southwestern Montana near the borders of Idaho and Wyoming, officials said.
Oxygen levels have dropped in hundreds of lakes in the United States and Europe over the last four decades, a new study found.
And the authors said declining oxygen could lead to increased fish kills, algal blooms and methane emissions.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Environmentalists are worried that a recent discharge of wastewater into Tampa Bay could exacerbate a new outbreak of the dreaded red tide algal blooms...
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A national research effort aimed at protecting freshwater lakes from toxic algal blooms will be led by a new center in Ohio...
Huntington added to Edgewater, Villa Angela beaches with harmful algal bloom warnings
BAY VILLAGE, Ohio -- Huntington Beach joins Edgewater and Villa Angela as Cleveland Metroparks beaches with harmful algal bloom warnings.
Cyanobacteria found at Edgewater, Villa Angela beaches
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cyanobacteria -- commonly referred to as a harmful algal bloom -- was found at Edgewater and Villa Angela beaches Friday afternoon, according to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.
Gov. John Kasich wants to crack down on phosphorus runoff that feeds Lake Erie algal blooms
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gov. John Kasich said he plans to issue an executive order if state lawmakers won't limit fertilizer use in certain parts of the state that contribute to problematic phosphorus and nitrate runoff in Lake Erie.
Lake Erie algal bloom of 2017 severe; third largest ever
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie this past summer ranked as the third-largest on record, but was less toxic than recent years, federal forecasters reported Tuesday in their end-of-the-season analysis.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican's heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that has lasted seven years and cost the federal government more than $2 billion, with no end in sight...