State Working To Curb Toxic Algae Blooms In CNY Lakes


Blue-green algae in Black Lake

Albany, N.Y. - Governor Cuomo is working to curb toxic algae blooms Upstate.

Yesterday, he announced a series of summits across the state for experts to work locally and tackle this problem. Cuomo's putting $65 million toward protecting affected bodies of water like Skaneateles Lake. The lake provides unfiltered drinking water to the City of Syracuse and battled a massive algae bloom last summer.

The summit here in Central New York will be held Tuesday, March 6 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at SUNY ESF. The four evening sessions will also be available live online. 


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