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    NOAA, Partners Predict Significant Summer Harmful Algal Bloom for Western Lake Erie

    Jul 17, 2017

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer, potentially reaching levels last seen in 2013 and 2014, though smaller than the record bloom of 2015.