Battling the Bloom: Lake Erie

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Millions depend on Lake Erie for drinking water and recreation. It’s also a vital fishery. But it has a long history of environmental damage, and that continues today with a resurgence of toxic algal blooms. Farmers are teaming up with researchers to try and understand why agriculture is now the leading cause of Lake Erie’s recent algal blooms and what can be done to fix it.

Aired: 10/08/13

Rating: NR

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