OLYMPIA — Sunshine is causing algae blooms in Western Washington waters, including Sinclair Inlet, according to the Washington Department of Ecology.
Ellembelle — Fishermen in the Ellembelle District in the Western Region have received food items, worth about GH?12,000 from the district assembly. The items comprised 70 bags of rice and 42 boxes of cooking oil. The District Chief Executive, Mr Daniel K. Eshun, said that government had the plight of fishermen at heart. Mr Eshun said the sea weeds problem and the algae bloom that had been a threat to their activities were worrying to the district in particular, and the government in general.
Residents around Lake Houston say they’ve never seen so many dead fish washing ashore and officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and city of Houston now are monitoring the north side, KTRK-TV reports on its website.
Record-high water temperatures and a March sewage leak are contributing to a large algae bloom in the Baltimore harbor, bringing what is known as a "mahogany tide" of reddish-brown algae to the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.
COPENHAGEN — Europe's beaches are generally clean but France is lagging behind other tourist destinations in the south of the continent, a report from European Environment Agency (EEA) showed on May 23.
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The Bellingen Shire council says efforts to clear up river pollution could lead to better relations between dairy and oyster farmers.
A new report named the Potomac the nation’s most endangered river, saying it is threatened by nutrient and sediment pollution that lowers the quality of drinking water and kills marine life and will only get worse if Congress rolls back regulations in the Clean Water Act.
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wo lawsuits filed in March signal a new phase in the decades-long struggle between environmentalists and agriculture groups over nitrogen and phosphorous regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
A dispute between the Buzzards Bay Coalition and UMass Dartmouth over lagging research on nitrogen pollution has resolved in a deal to finalize reports on local waterways.
New farm regulations being aired this week by Maryland officials would ease first-ever limits on how, when and where the state's farmers can spread animal manure and sewage sludge on their fields.
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Can a blitz of federal money, state outreach and farmer efforts — coupled with new, better data about pollution sources — leverage a significant reduction in farm pollution that reaches a river?
Americans are now eating more chicken than beef or pork. And meeting that demand is an industry that some have dubbed big chicken. Texas is a major player in the industry, and so now Texas must manage a problem that in other circumstances we might describe as fallout or blowback. Dave Fehling of member station KUHF in Houston explains what that problem is.
The few fish found at Yellamappa Setty lake are too toxic to consume, say local people
Toxic algae monitoring season begins; All local lakes free of algae blooms, so far - Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader - Port Townsend, Jefferson County & Olympic Peninsula's news website - Port Townsend, WA
Anderson Lake State Park reopens on Saturday, and water quality tests indicate the lake is ready for the state fishing season opener. Jefferson County Public Health on April 16 began another season of monitoring its primary recreational lakes, (Anderson, Leland, Gibbs and others as necessary) for the presence of blue-green toxic algae and levels of toxins produced by these algae.
Axim, GHANA. Some fishermen and fishmongers from Axim and its environs in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region have expressed deep worry over the sudden appearance and fast-breeding of strange weeds along the beaches and on high waters in the area.
Wisconsin is not fully enforcing strict phosphorus limits adopted two years ago to reduce lake-algae blooms that make people sick, a Gannett Wisconsin Media review has found.
In the summer, sections of Lake Lillinonah turn pea-soup green. That means the annual algae bloom is on.
Mr Beech says unlike mussels, which remove pollution from water, farmed salmon rely on inputs of feed and chemicals and release faeces and other contaminants into the sea. Pollution by raised nitrogen levels causes oxygen depletion which creates the marine equivalent of deserts under farms, he says.
he brackish water in Hickling Broad combined with a ready phosphorous content plus nitrate from agricultural run off is the ideal chemical cocktail to trigger blooms of Prymnesium Parvum alga, the latest outbreak held responsible for releasing its deadly toxin killing fish in Catfield Dyke.