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Toxic algae bloom detected in Utah Lake near Provo

Toxic algae bloom detected in Utah Lake near Provo

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For a third straight year, Utah officials are warning residents that a toxic algae bloom has made parts of Utah Lake near Provo unsafe for recreation. State and county agencies said Tuesday that recent tests on water samples showed high levels of toxin-producing cyanobacteria in the […]

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Academics skeptical of Utah Lake ‘island city’ proposal

Academics skeptical of Utah Lake ‘island city’ proposal

OREM, Utah (AP) — An ambitious proposal to build an island city on Utah Lake to help stymie toxic algae blooms that plague the water got a boost from Utah lawmakers this year, but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea. Developer Lake Restorations Inc. has proposed funding multiple conservation […]

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Utah agencies prepare for return of toxic algae blooms

Utah agencies prepare for return of toxic algae blooms

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say the warmer water and lower lake levels this year are prime conditions for toxic algae blooms to return. KSL-TV reports state and local agencies coordinated a response Thursday should the harmful blooms invade Utah lakes this summer. Officials say the agencies are better prepared […]

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