We are live on a boat tour on Lake Erie with the National Wildlife Federation. Press release with info on what we're learning out there below. Tune into our live coverage - we're going out to them often.
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National Wildlife Federation hosting Boat Tour for Journalists of Toledo Algal Bloom
Sunday, Aug. 3, tour departs at noon, offers first-hand look at algal bloom and Toledo water intake on Lake Erie
The National Wildlife Federation is leading a boat tour for journalists and officials to view the algal bloom at the center of the Toledo water crisis. See first-hand the algal bloom and water intake. Discussion of policy solutions.
Sunday, August 3, 2014, Noon
National Wildlife Federation CEO Collin O'Mara
Frank Szollosi, Toledo resident and NWF manager of regional campaigns
Meinke Marina West
10955 Corduroy Road
Curtice, Ohio 43412
West Marina office: 419-836-7774
MEDIA: Meet at the marina office, aka Laraine's Landing
The National Wildlife Federation has issued several reports on algal blooms:
Taken by Storm: How Heavy Rain is Worsening Algal Blooms in Lake Erie: http://bit.ly/1kuAFvH
Feast and Famine in the Great Lakes: How Nutrients and Invasive Species Interact to Overwhelm the Coasts and Starve Offshore Waters: http://bit.ly/XujH61
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