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EPA announces research funding to control harmful algal blooms

EPA announces research funding to control harmful algal blooms

September 21, 2020 at 8:13 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken another step to address the environmental challenges posed by harmful algal blooms (HABs) by announcing $6,487,188 in funding to seven institutions to research how to prevent and control HABs using current and new technologies. With the announcement, EPA under President Donald TrumpRead More

Cleveland Water Alliance, partners pilot sensor tech for water quality

Cleveland Water Alliance, partners pilot sensor tech for water quality

July 9, 2020 at 6:59 am 0 comments

The Cleveland Water Alliance, in partnership with Michigan-based LimnoTech and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), are partnering in a pilot project to show how inexpensive sensor technology used in everyday products such as dishwashers and cell phones can help monitor water quality to improve the health and safetyRead More

NOAA, researchers predict large summer HAB in Lake Erie

NOAA, researchers predict large summer HAB in Lake Erie

July 11, 2019 at 11:34 am 0 comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer. This year’s bloom is expected to measure 7.5 on the severity index, but could possibly range between 6 and 9. An index above 5 indicates blooms havingRead More