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Algal bloom to return

Tom Jackson • Jul 10, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Scientists speaking at Stone Laboratory today near Put in Bay said western Lake Erie will have a "significant" harmful algal bloom this year.

But while the toxic blue-green cyanobacteria algal bloom will return in the late summer, it will be smaller than the one in 2013 and much small than the 2011 bloom, which set a record for its size, the scientists said. 

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