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Algae Bloom in Lake Erie

Lake Erie Abloom
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Lake Erie Abloom

A bloom of freshwater cyanobacteria is the source of the vivid green color in western Lake Erie.

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Bloom Persists in Lake Erie
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Bloom Persists in Lake Erie

While leaves and crops on land took on typical fall colors of orange and brown, the lake displayed vivid shades of green.

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