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Stories with subject: Algae
  • Briefing planned on Lake Erie nutrient reduction initiative 
    Updated: May-05-15 5:59 am

    DUNDEE, Michigan - Federal officials are planning a public briefing on a program designed to prevent runoff of nutrients into Lake Erie that scientists blame for outbreaks of toxic bacteria.

  • 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.

  • Correction: Florida Oyster Shortage story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-15 6:50 pm

    APALACHICOLA, Florida - In a story April 5 about the dwindling supply of oysters in Apalachicola Bay, Florida, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Natural Resources Defense Council scientist. Her name is Lisa Suatoni, not Sautonia. The story also erroneously reported comments made by Suatoni. She said the acidity caused by excessive algae growth can harm larval oysters, not that algae is inherently harmful to oysters.