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  • Algae Bloom cause of Civil Emergency alert in Oregon

    Algae Bloom cause of Civil Emergency alert in Oregon

    The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon’s capital city were ominous: “Civil emergency . prepare for action.”Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn’t impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detected in Salem’s water supply. Across the U.S., reservoirs that supply drinking water and lakes used for recreation are experiencing similar events.

  • Pyramid Lake Algal Bloom

    Pyramid Lake Algal Bloom

    Algal Bloom ‘Warning’ Advisory Affects Entire Lake

  • Delta Algea Bloom in Stockton

    Delta Algea Bloom in Stockton

    An ugly, smelly problem is back in Stockton. Algae bloom has taken over the waterfront, turning parts of it into slimy green sludge.

  • Lake Okeechobee Covered in Vast Algae Bloom

    Lake Okeechobee Covered in Vast Algae Bloom

    The massive algae bloom floating in Lake Okeechobee has grown substantially over the past month, and some environmentalists now estimate the blue-green slime covers more than a quarter of the lake's surface.

  • Fishing Tournaments Suspended in Arizona Due to Algae Bloom on Three Lakes

    Fishing Tournaments Suspended in Arizona Due to Algae Bloom on Three Lakes

    To protect large fish that are targeted by tournament anglers, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has requested that the USDA Forest Service temporarily suspend angler tournaments from Apache, Canyon and Saguaro Lakes until environmental conditions improve.

  • NOAA To Study Toxic Algal Bloom on Pacific Coast of U.S.

    NOAA To Study Toxic Algal Bloom on Pacific Coast of U.S.

    NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle has mobilized extra scientists to join a fisheries survey along the West Coast to chart an extensive harmful algal bloom that spans much of the West Coast and has triggered numerous closures of important shellfish fisheries in Washington, Oregon and California.