Harmful Algal Blooms

On July 7, 2011, Joe Bonnell (OSU Extension) interviewed Gail Hesse (Ohio EPA and Ohio Water Resources Council) about a new report released by OEPA: Harmful Algal Bloom Response Strategy. Gail explains how the report came about and provides an overview of the report, including agency plans for monitoring, standards for algal toxins for public beaches and drinking water, and requirements for public notification. You can download the interview here. For more information on the HAB Response Strategy and up-to-date information on harmful algal blooms, go to www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/HAB.aspx

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