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Even bigger algae bloom in Lake Erie?

Warming, farming practices to blame

April 2, 2013

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — It was the largest algae bloom in Lake Erie’s recorded history — a scummy, toxic blob that oozed across nearly one-fifth of the lake’s surface during the summer and fall of 201....

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Apr-02-13 12:04 PM

I thought algae was supposed to be the next big alternative fuel source? If so, why not rejoice and harvest the algae? Besides, it's Lake Erie, who cares?!

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Apr-02-13 9:23 PM

Mike, far different kind of algae. It is Lake Erie and I care as much as I would if it is Lake Michigan and there is no reason this couldn't happen here too in the not too distant future. All it takes is pretty still waters and heat.

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