Climate change muddies algae solutions

Toledo Blade: In 2013, leading Great Lakes scientists convinced a state task force that western Lake Erie’s annual onslaught of toxic algae could be reversed — in only a year or two — if the vast Maumee River watershed across northwest Ohio and into Michigan and Indiana could achieve an ambitious 40 percent reduction in phosphorus loading. Most of that load comes from agriculture, in the form of animal manure and commercial fertilizer that escapes fields after heavy rains. Now, just as that lofty goal is......

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