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Blue-green algae toxins showing up in Caloosahatchee River

New images of the Caloosahatchee River show blue-green algae surrounding the boat basin near the State Road 31 bridge. Streaks of green goo are also...
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Environmental groups ask DeSantis to declare state of emergency over Lake O algal blooms

Some Florida groups concerned about water quality are asking Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency over algal blooms. "Harmful algal blooms are...
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Red tide lingering near Southwest Florida’s coasts

Red tide has been lingering longer than usual at Lee and Collier County beaches.  Those at Bonita Springs Beach Park have been experiencing some of...

Red tide health alert issued for some Lee County beaches

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is notifying the public of red tide blooms near Lynn Hall Beach Park, Lover’s Key...
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Florida lawmakers want to ban offshore drilling to protect our coastline

We hope to never see an oil spill like the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2010. It dumped millions of barrels of oil into the...
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Lake O’s algae bloom and possible impacts on Southwest Florida

If you're heading out on the water, you'll want to watch out for areas with algae blooms this weekend. On Friday, the Florida Department of...
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Tool helps prepare for sea level rise, coastal flooding in Collier County

We may not have a crystal ball to predict the future, but researchers hope a new tool will give us a better idea of...

US Army Corps of Engineers to double Lake O releases to Caloosahatchee River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will increase Lake Okeechobee releases at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) from the...
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FGCU research team confirms presence of fecal bacteria in Estero River

What's going on in our water? A Florida Gulf Coast University group has set out to figure that out - and they're getting results. The Village...
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Water quality tested after midge flies invade areas of Lee County

After swarms of midge flies invaded areas of Lee County, water quality was cited as a possible reason. The bugs covered walls and lanai screens,...

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