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Mussel 'spits out' toxic microcystin, plays part in Erie algae

13abc Action News - 08 Jun 2018
Mussel 'spits out' toxic microcystin, plays part in Erie algae. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Posted: Thu 11:20 PM, Jun 07, 2018 |. Updated: Thu 11:40 PM, Jun 07, 2018. Non-toxic algae is already forming on Lake Erie: you can already ...

Study suggests toxic algae didn't reach level of concern

Cadillac News - 23 Jun 2018
In Lake Cadillac, the microcystin levels reached 1.18 parts per billion in July, 2.15 parts per billion in August, 2.5 parts per billion in September and 3.9 parts per billion in October, according to Aaron Parker, an aquatic biologist at the Michigan ...

New algal bloom detected at Rockport Reservoir

KSL.com - 21 Jun 2018
A sample from the main boat launch came back at 7.5 micrograms of microcystin per liter. Microcystin in a potent liver toxin and possible human carcinogen. It can kill livestock and pets that drink the water and is also associated with fish and bird ...

Additional testing ordered for Wilsonville tap water

Plainview Daily Herald - 01 Jun 2018
WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A test of treated water in Wilsonville, Oregon, has found elevated levels of microcystin, a cyanotoxin produced by blue-green algae blooms similar to what was found recently in Salem's drinking water. The Statesman Journal ...

Updated June 21: Full test results of Salem's drinking water

Statesman Journal - 03 Jun 2018
But on Friday, results from a Wednesday (June 6) sample showed microcystin in the water exceeding safe levels. Other locations around Salem also have shown traces of microcystin and cylindrospermopsin in the drinking water, but at levels below the safe ...

Resident should take caution on Illinois River

MyWebTimes.com - 22 Jun 2018
Initial screening of a water sample taken near Hennepin indicates an elevated level of the algal toxin, microcystin. Additional testing of samples collected will be completed this week. Illinois EPA is also establishing a sampling schedule and ...

Toxins Found In Wilsonville Water Sample

Patch.com - 01 Jun 2018
WILSONVILLE, OR - From the City of Wilsonville: The City of Wilsonville learned yesterday afternoon, May 31, that a treated water sample recently tested for contaminants revealed trace levels of microcystin, a cyanotoxin produced by cyanobacteria, ...

Blog: Harmful algal blooms aren't algae at all

Glens Falls Post-Star (blog) - 14 Jun 2018
The four most common toxins cyanobacteria produce in the United States are called microcystin, anatoxin, saxitoxin and cylindrospermopsin, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Scientists are still researching why some cyanobacteria ...

Detroit Lake health advisory lifted after toxin levels drop

Statesman Journal - 15 Jun 2018
The June 11 tests showed the toxin microcystin at the highest levels so far — 91 parts per billion, said OHA toxicologist David Farrer. Toxin levels were also elevated to 10 ppb at Heater Creek Arm and 8.7 ppb near the dam. A health advisory is issued ...

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