- Algae blooms add to problems at central Ohio lake Updated: May-26-15 6:50 pm
BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio - A central Ohio lake where a faulty dam and lowered water levels are already biting into the summer economy now has another problem: algae blooms.
- US Army Corps of Engineers stops blue-green algae advisories Updated: May-26-15 2:41 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will no longer send out warnings about potentially toxic blue-green algae blooms in the Oregon lakes it manages.
- Federal agency drops advisories about reservoir algae blooms Updated: May-19-15 2:47 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will no longer issue advisories against swimming or otherwise using the water during blue-green algae blooms in the 11 Oregon reservoirs it manages.
- Algae found in Detroit Lake, but Salem's water safe to drink Updated: May-17-15 5:37 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Officials are keeping an eye on a toxic bloom of blue-green algae at Detroit Lake, but they say so far Salem's drinking water remains safe.
- Health advisory for Ore. lake SE of Salem due to algae bloom Updated: May-16-15 7:04 am
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority says a lake southeast of Salem has been placed under a health advisory because of an algae bloom.
- Vermont to look at EPA advice for Lake Champlain algae Updated: May-12-15 9:40 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont environmental officials are using some new advice from the EPA in their annual monitoring of cyanobacteria on Lake Champlain.
- Appeals court sends 'dead zone' lawsuit back to judge Updated: May-09-15 11:50 am
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge who ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to take action to regulate farm runoff and other pollution blamed for the Gulf of Mexico's annual oxygen-depleted "dead zone" must take a second crack at his ruling.
- Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie's algae Updated: May-09-15 11:04 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio's governor and environmental chief are asking leaders in some neighboring states to look at taking new steps at fighting the toxic algae blooms that have turned Lake Erie green in recent summers.
- EPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking water Updated: May-06-15 6:22 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the first nationwide guidelines Wednesday for determining when algal toxins have reached dangerous levels in public water systems and do-not-drink warnings might be needed.
- Study: Lake Erie would offer plenty of food for Asian carp Updated: May-06-15 6:10 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Runaway growth of algae in Lake Erie since the early 2000s has made the shallowest of the Great Lakes even more vulnerable to an invasion by greedy Asian carp, federal scientists said Wednesday.
- Briefing planned on Lake Erie nutrient reduction initiative Updated: May-05-15 1:28 pm
DUNDEE, Michigan - Federal officials are holding a public briefing on a program designed to prevent runoff of nutrients into Lake Erie that scientists blame for outbreaks of toxic bacteria that have fouled drinking water in southeastern Michigan and northwestern Ohio.
- Divers to try removing invasive algae from Wisconsin lake Updated: May-04-15 5:31 am
MUSKEGO, Wisconsin - Community members and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are fighting back against an invasive algae found last year in a Waukesha County lake.