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Toxic algae linked to farm runoff


May 12, 2010
By Columbus Dispatch

May 11, 2010, Columbus, OH
– Fertilizers and manure that wash off farm fields and into waterways cause the
blooms of toxic algae that foul Lake Erie’s western basin each summer,
according to a new state report.

May 11, 2010, Columbus, OH
– Fertilizers and manure that wash off farm fields and into waterways cause the
blooms of toxic algae that foul Lake Erie’s western basin each summer,
according to a new state report.

Though it offers new
estimates and statistics that show a dramatic increase in farm pollution in the
past 15 years, the final report of the Lake Erie Phosphorus Task Force offers
no solutions with teeth.

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