NY launches algal bloom reporting, notification system

NY Capitol Bureau

FILE – In this Aug. 3, 2014 file photo, a sample glass of Lake Erie water is photographed near the City of Toledo water intake crib on Lake Erie, off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms are another bi-product of global warming. They point […]

Empire State Weekly

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEXSTAR) – New York State now has a new way of tracking harmful and toxic algal blooms in waterways by launching an online notification and reporting system.

The reporting system features an interactive map that is updated daily with reports of harmful algal blooms along with a new public reporting form.

Mobile users click here to view the map.

Each yellow icon on the map are blooms reported within the last two weeks.

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Corina Cappabianca is the New York State Capitol Correspondent. She enjoys reporting on all things government and politics related. Corina began her career as a Political Reporter/Weekend Anchor/Producer at KXMB-TV CBS12 in Bismarck, North Dakota. She has also worked in Syracuse, New York. Corina is a graduate of New York University where she double-majored in Journalism and Politics. As a student, she interned at Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network.

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