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Army Corps narrowing down new Lake Okeechobee management plan

If you're fed up with Lake Okeechobee releases or the blue-green algae that sometimes comes with them, you can have your voice heard. The Army...
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Fertilizer ingredients contribute to SWFL’s algae crisis

Do you know exactly what you put on your lawn? When fertilizer containing phosphorus and nitrogen ends up in our water, it can feed...
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Crunch time ahead of Lake Okeechobee operating manual release

It's crunch time for our water quality as the Army Corps of Engineers gets ready to unveil its different options for a new Lake...
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‘Right to Clean Water’ petition aims to give waterways legal rights

Environmentalists are wanting to give waterways a "voice" in the court system. Right now, they are working on a state constitutional amendment that would recognize...
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Cape Coral seeks volunteers to battle blue-green algae

The Cape Coral Waterway Advisory Board needs your help to fight blue-green algae: 50 local volunteers are wanted for a study in partnership with...
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New project will clean Lake O from the north in fight against blue-green algae

There will soon be another tool to try to prevent pollutants from entering Lake Okeechobee, which in turn could make their way down the...
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CDC looking for study participants on blue-green algae health effects

The CDC wants to see the effects of living near blue-green algae blooms and they are recruiting test subjects. If you live or work the...
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Cape Coral plans to reactivate bubble curtain tech to fight blue-green algae

Southwest Florida's largest city is trying to get ahead of the blue-green algae problem. Cape Coral first used a method called a bubble curtain during...
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FGCU, Lee County study on algae clean-up to yield results by summer 2022

The Calusa Waterkeeper says we are ahead of schedule this year when it comes to the amount of algae in our waters. Lee County...
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FGCU students experimenting with hydrogen peroxide to kill blue-green algae

Students at Florida Gulf Coast University are seeing if hydrogen peroxide can be used to kill or potentially stop toxic algae. The students are using...

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