Did climate trigger toxic algae?

Zach Urnesss, Statesman Journal June 6; Medford Mail Tribune, June 8, 2018

One of the hottest and driest months of May on record may have contributed to the growth and spread of the toxic algae bloom wreaking havoc in Salem’s drinking water.

The algae bloom was originally spotted in Detroit Lake on May 8 and reached highly toxic levels around May 21, according to officials.


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