- Scientists identify causes in mass Long Island fish kills Updated: Feb-06-16 9:10 am
ALBANY, New York - Scientists have identified causes of large fish kills in Long Island's Peconic River last summer, where roughly 300,000 adult Atlantic Menhaden died.
- Traverse City students' algae project to be sent into space Updated: Feb-04-16 8:35 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - An experiment developed by students at a Traverse City high school and contained in a tube roughly the size of a pencil will be sent into space.
- Some Texans worry about expanding sewage treatment plant Updated: Feb-04-16 3:28 pm
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas - From his rolling Hill Country spread, Wes Pitts can watch changes in gray-green Onion Creek as it riffles by.
- Drought, algae bloom blamed for fish deaths in Nevada Updated: Jan-25-16 8:37 pm
LOVELOCK, Nevada - A drought-fueled algae explosion may have killed off all the fish in Rye Patch Reservoir, and state wildlife officials say it could take years to rebuild the popular northern Nevada fishery known for its trophy-sized walleye and giant catfish.
- Lawmakers seek disaster status for halted California crabs Updated: Jan-25-16 6:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Lawmakers from coastal California are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a federal disaster for the halted crab season.
- Agency seeks reports of algae blooms in Potomac River basin Updated: Jan-22-16 3:16 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A government agency is asking people in four states and the District of Columbia to report algae blooms in rivers and streams that drain into the Potomac River.
- Mississippi oyster reefs in final stage of red tide testing Updated: Jan-20-16 5:33 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - State officials say oyster season could reopen in Mississippi soon.
- Crabs safe after toxin scare, but prices plummeting Updated: Jan-19-16 1:24 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A toxic algae bloom that shut down the West Coast's entire shellfish industry may actually be good news for crab lovers, according to some crabbers.
- State tells southwest Ohio water plants to reduce phosphorus Updated: Jan-10-16 1:05 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Two large wastewater plants in southwestern Ohio are being ordered to reduce how much phosphorus is released into a tributary of the Ohio River, the same kind of restrictions placed on wastewater plants along Lake Erie.