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Lake Champlain Water Quality Gets Worse As Summer Winds Down
Monday, 08/27/12
By John Dillon
A bad summer for water quality in Lake Champlain seems to be getting worse. Over the past week, hot weather, low water levels and a huge bloom of blue green algae have combined to cause a massive fish kill in Missisquoi Bay.
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Blue-Green Algae More Prevalent In Vt. Lakes
Tuesday, 07/24/12
By Samantha Fields
It's not unusual for blue-green algae to appear in Lake Champlain in the summer, particularly when it's hot. But what is unusual is for it to be appearing this early in the year.
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Blue-Green Algae: We're Swimming In It
Tuesday, 07/24/12
By Jane Lindholm
After last year's flooding, which sent record amounts of phosphorous into the lake, and a recent streak of hot weather, blue-green algae blooms have appeared in Lake Champlain earlier than normal this year, and have been more widespread.
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Lake Iroquois Experiences High Phosphorous Levels
Wednesday, 07/18/12
The town of Williston is reporting high phosphorous levels in Lake Iroquois. But officials say they're challenged in managing blue-green algae blooms because four towns co-manage the lake.
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Algae Blooms Spread Across Lake Champlain
Friday, 07/13/12
By John Dillon
Blue-green algae have spread across a broad swath of Lake Champlain this summer. A tour of the Burlington area by boat shows that the thick blooms seen earlier in the week have been mostly dispersed by the wind and waves.
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Health Department warns against toxins in Missisquoi Bay
Friday, 07/17/09
By Ross Sneyd
Health officials are warning there's a high level of toxins on the eastern shores of Missisiquoi Bay at the northern end of Lake Champlain.
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