Article | July 31, 2016

Green Slime Plagues Florida, Drives Home Importance Of Nutient Removal

Source: KLa Systems

While most of the country was seeing red, white, and blue this past Fourth of July, many Florida residents were seeing green.

Massive algae blooms filled the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon with thick, green, toxic slime, promoting Florida governor Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency in the countries on the state’s Atlantic Coast, reported USA Today.