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Friday, August 8, 2014 - 12:05pm

Lake Erie's Toxin-Fueled Bloom Has Ohio Famers On The Defensive

Updated: 4 months ago.

A recent water crisis cast a light on fertilizers used by farmers in the region of Toledo, Ohio. Phosphorous in the fertilizer flows into Lake Erie and feeds an algal bloom, which contaminated the city's water supply. WCPN's Sarah Jane Tribble speaks to farmers about the long-term problem of pollution in Lake Erie.

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