Algae Takes Over Grand Lake Saint Marys In Ohio

By Scott Sarvay

July 1, 2010 Updated Jul 1, 2010 at 5:43 PM EDT

SAINT MARYS, OHIO (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Grand Lake Saint Marys has been taken over by algae.

Blooms started appearing about three weeks ago.

The specie of algae is known as Aphanizomenon, and produces liver toxin, and neorotoxins.

Ohio state officials are advising the public to continue to avoid contact with the water.




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