- Toledo says it needs more money to keep drinking water safe Updated: Oct-07-15 12:36 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - The rising cost of keeping Toledo's drinking water free from toxins in Lake Erie and other contaminants in the water might force the city to increase water rates again.
- Toxic algae leads to health warning at Lake Lowell Updated: Oct-03-15 1:17 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials have issued a health warning about blue-green algae at Canyon County's Lake Lowell.
- Tulsa professors work to make edible algae for space travel Updated: Oct-03-15 12:32 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Professors and students at the University of Tulsa are developing a system to help astronauts grow their own food during future space missions.
- Correction: Coral Bleaching story Updated: Oct-02-15 5:21 pm
HONOLULU - In a story Sept. 11 about coral bleaching, The Associated Press reported erroneously the geographic location of mostly uninhabited islands in Hawaii where scientists observed that coral had died after being bleached last year. Some coral died at an island in the northwestern end of the island chain, not the northeastern end.
- Schumer calls on feds to combat algae blooms Updated: Oct-01-15 3:06 am
ALBANY, New York - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says algae blooms are becoming a big problem in bodies of water around New York state and that the federal government needs to take action.
- Michigan State partners with ExxonMobil on biofuel research Updated: Sep-30-15 12:24 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University and ExxonMobil are working together to expand research into advance algae-based fuels.
- Illinois urges caution about possible toxins in Ohio River Updated: Sep-30-15 4:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Visitors to the Ohio River in southern Illinois are being cautioned about potential toxins from blue-green algae.
- Red tide algae bloom at South Padre Island beach Updated: Sep-29-15 10:18 am
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Experts say the algae bloom known at red tide has showed up in high concentrations on the beach at South Padre Island.
- California authorities issue algae alert after 2nd dog dies Updated: Sep-26-15 2:11 pm
POTTER VALLEY, California - Authorities are urging people to keep their pets out of the Eel River in Northern California after a dog died from toxic algae.
- Health advisory lifted in Huntington for blue-green algae Updated: Sep-25-15 3:06 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Officials in Huntington have lifted a health advisory along the Ohio River for algae that had turned the waters a bluish green.
- State lifts blue-green algae advisory for Homme Dam Updated: Sep-19-15 10:48 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota officials have lifted an advisory for blue-green algae at Homme Dam near Park River.
- Indiana issues advisory for toxic algae on Ohio River Updated: Sep-18-15 6:42 pm
MADISON, Indiana - Indiana officials are warning people visiting the Ohio River that toxic algae blooms have been found on part of the river's Indiana waters.
- Toxic algae blooms prompt delay of Ohio River swim event Updated: Sep-18-15 4:42 pm
NEWPORT, Kentucky - A swim across the Ohio River from Cincinnati to northern Kentucky and back has been postponed because of toxic algae blooms found in the river.
- Lake Anza in Berkeley closed due to toxic algae Updated: Sep-18-15 8:52 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Berkeley's Lake Anza is closed due to toxic levels of blue-green algae.
- University gets $3M grant for Detroit River algae study Updated: Sep-16-15 10:34 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - University of Michigan researchers have been awarded $3 million to study how the Detroit River contributes to algae blooms plaguing Lake Erie.
- Scientists expect Hawaii's worst coral bleaching ever Updated: Sep-13-15 2:17 pm
HONOLULU - Warmer-than-normal ocean temperatures around Hawaii this year will likely lead to the worst coral bleaching the islands have ever seen, scientists said Friday.
- Ohio cities sue to protect vegetation around reservoirs Updated: Sep-11-15 1:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Five Ohio cities have sued the state to stop a law allowing residents near city-owned reservoirs to remove surrounding trees and other vegetation that protects drinking water from pollutants that can cause algae problems.
- Hundreds of invasive lionfish removed from Gulf of Mexico Updated: Sep-10-15 4:11 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - Marine experts and trained volunteers have removed hundreds of lionfish from a section of the Gulf of Mexico near Texas in a continuing effort to control the invasive population.