Effects Of Poisonous Algae On The Nation's Water Supply

Effects Of Poisonous Algae On The Nation's Water Supply

Large blooms of poisonous algae in Lake Erie recently forced a tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio. Scientists say it's a widespread problem across the country. Diane and her guests discuss what's behind the increase in harmful algae and debate over tougher regulation.

Large blooms of poisonous algae in Lake Erie recently forced a tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio. Scientists say it's a widespread problem across the country. Diane and her guests discuss what's behind the increase in harmful algae and debate over tougher regulation.

Guests

Annie Snider

reporter covering water issues for Greenwire and E&E Daily.

Jon Devine

senior attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council water program.

Anna Michalak

professor of global ecology, Carnegie Institute for Science, Stanford University.

Don Parrish

senior director of regulatory relations, American Farm Bureau Federation. His primary area of responsibility is dealing with issues involving the Clean Water Act.

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