Global Warming Will Make Toxic Algae Blooms Worse

Columbus Dispatch: Scientists say climate change is exacerbating toxic-algae problems in Lake Erie and across the country. They say more-intense storms are dumping heavy rains onto farm fields, causing more fertilizer runoff than in the past, and that lake-water temperatures are rising, making a perfect home for the toxic blue-green algae that plague Lake Erie every summer and caused Toledo’s recent drinking-water woes. “When you have a gentle rain, where you get maybe an inch ... over a 24-hour period, you don’t......

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