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They are expensive, in many cases experimental, and take a long time to work.
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Cause of Michigan’s worst water pollution is too much waste spread on too little land.
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Algae blooms are hiking the cost of water for people already struggling to pay their bills.
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Toxic algae can sicken people and animals. Few states have routine testing programs to check, so some volunteer groups are stepping in to fill that gap.
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Water sampling finds no reduction in bloom-producing nutrients.
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Formed in a year known for two water crises, the Cleveland Water Alliance leader is working to prevent the next one.
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More than half of U.S. states have maps and lists where you can find updates about toxic algae bloom outbreaks.
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Billions spent on strategies to limit nutrient pollution that don’t work.
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Researchers found the presence of zebra mussels led to an increase in a type of bacteria called Microcystis that produces the algae.