Lake George protectors debate state’s algal preventions By Ry Rivard During a stretch of unusually warm weather and calm water last fall, a pair of algal blooms appeared on famously pristine Lake George. The blooms were the first documented … [Read more...] about Green and pristine?
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By Ry Rivard The Lake George Park Commission approved new construction regulations on Tuesday designed to keep the lake clear of algal blooms and other signs of pollution. A pair of new rules, both meant to prevent pollution from ending up in … [Read more...] about New water rules provide protection for Lake George
Our first cover story of the year was about algal blooms, the harmful outbreaks of bacteria that have been plaguing Lake Champlain and other lakes around the world. We reported on the conditions that made those blooms a menace: runoff from dairy … [Read more...] about 2020 EXPLORED: Harmful algal blooms
By Gwendolyn Craig November's reported harmful algal blooms weren't the first confirmed in Lake George, officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation said this week. Another occurred in late October. Jacqueline Lendrum, … [Read more...] about State experts warn about harmful algal blooms on Lake George
By Ry Rivard The harmful bacteria that bloomed a week ago in parts Lake George was not a major danger to drinking water supplies, according lab work by the state. Last week, Lake George had an outbreak of cyanobacteria, commonly referred to as … [Read more...] about Lake George algal bloom: harmful but not too toxic
By Ry Rivard In a troubling sign for one of America's most storied and pristine lakes, harmful bacteria have floated atop parts of Lake George over several days. For years, residents and regulators around the historic resort destination, known … [Read more...] about Lake George, Mirror Lake suffer algal blooms