Blooms confirmed for portions of Lake Champlain as well By Gwendolyn Craig It might be the new norm. Environmental conservation officials have confirmed a harmful algal bloom at the southern end of Lake George earlier this week. This is the … [Read more...] about Harmful algal bloom crops up on Lake George
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Watershed program releases mixed 2021 report By Brandon Loomis The state of the lake is … complicated. Lake Champlain, a 120-mile-long treasure with 587 miles of shoreline shared by New York, Vermont and Quebec, provides mostly clean water, … [Read more...] about State of the Lake: Sparkling sands and (usually) clear water on Champlain
By Ry Rivard Local governments across the Adirondack Park should require homeowners to inspect their backyard sewage systems for leaks, environmental activists are arguing. In a new position paper, the Adirondack Council argues that leaking … [Read more...] about Adirondack Council calls for widespread septic regulations
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 What to do about harmful algal blooms?
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