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Last August, a toxic bloom of Lake Erie algae left the half-million residents of Toledo, Ohio, without drinking water. The unholy spawn of fertilizer and sewage runoff, algal blooms have become an annual ritual—a horror story that will hatch a string of summertime sequels until we improve farming practices and water-quality standards. Learn More


 
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