Algal blooms in Lake Erie’s central basin could produce neurotoxins

Posted by on May 16, 2019 3:46 pm
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Harmful algal blooms pose a unique toxic threat in Lake Erie’s central basin, new research has found. Not only do blooms routinely occur in this area, which previously was not thought to be an area of concern, they can also produce types of cyanobacterial toxins that aren’t typically detected through routine water-safety monitoring, according to a new study.

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