Gov. Scott Backs Reservoir Plan For Lake OkeechobeeGovernor Rick Scott wants the state to acquire land to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algae blooms.
Curing Florida's Algae Crisis Will Take Time, Money, ScienceThe toxic algae outbreak that has coated swaths of Florida's St. Lucie River with guacamole-like sludge is a man-made affliction, arising from political and economic decisions made over the past 140 years.
Water Management District Meets On Algae BloomsMitigating the impact algae blooms in more than half a dozen counties was discussed Thursday at a meeting of the South Florida Water Management District.
Algae Stink Raised Over Candidate Running For US SenateU.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is coming under fire for seeking a delay in the opening of a center that would help businesses hurt by a massive algae outbreak.
Florida's Algae-Fighting Plan Criticized By Feds Over BirdFederal wildlife officials say Florida's plan to fight a massive algae bloom is threatening 10 nests of an endangered bird.
"Guacamole-Thick" Algae Blooms To Cost Florida MillionsGov. Rick Scott says he'll push state legislators to spend millions to battle the massive algae bloom fouling some of Florida's southern rivers and beaches.
Algae Bloom Puts Financial Strain On Coastal TownOne town is starting to feel the financial impact from the algae piling up along big parts of Florida's coast.
Army Corps To Reduce Lake Flow Fueling Algae BloomsThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee to help reduce the number of noxious algae blooms that have formed on the state's Treasure Coast.
Algae Blooms Becoming Major Issue On Florida's Treasure CoastFlorida’s Treasure Coast is known for its beautiful beaches that resemble post cards.
Toxic Algae Off Fla. Coast Killing Marine Life & EconomyThe waters run red, but not with blood. A toxic algae known as the “red tide” is spreading through the northeast Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
Algae Bloom Leads To Smelly Biscayne BayAn algae bloom has hit Biscayne Bay and it is possibly one of the biggest in history.
"Red Tide" Killing Manatees In Record Numbers"This is probably going to be the worst [manatee] die-off in history." That's the grim news from Martine DeWit, a veterinarian who oversees Florida's marine mammal pathology laboratory.