Category Archives: algae

New Rochelle Uses Herbicide On Lakes

New Rochelle’s Public Works Department has begun the fight against unsightly summer algae on Beechmont and Glenwood Lakes by using the herbicide Reward (active ingredient: Diquat Dibromide), which they hope will “combat the overgrowth of water vegetation,” otherwise known as the green slime.
READ MORE
Posted in algae, chemical control, diquat, herbicide | Comments Off on New Rochelle Uses Herbicide On Lakes

Lakes plan tabled

The Stillwater City Council agrees that Lily, Long and McKusick lakes need aquatic lake management. What council members want to know is how to pay for and sustain it long term. READ MORE
Posted in algae, economics, herbicide | Comments Off on Lakes plan tabled

Weeds, algae choke Indianapolis-area waterways

Kenneth L. Hawkins Jr. / The Star

Source: Indianapolis Star
Date Published: 06/07/2012

Five years ago, he says, the weeds weren’t there. Now, patches are starting to show up everywhere along the river.

READ MORE

Posted in algae, watermilfoil | Comments Off on Weeds, algae choke Indianapolis-area waterways

Invasive algae targets Waikiki

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) — Waikiki Beach is under siege by a silent enemy. Invasive algae is taking over in the waters causing negative impacts to the environment.

READ MORE

Posted in algae | Comments Off on Invasive algae targets Waikiki

State concerned with algae-to-ethanol process of Fort Myers company

State concerns with a Southwest Florida company’s plans to make ethanol from algae may have stalled the business’s expansion.

READ MORE

Posted in algae, biofuel | Comments Off on State concerned with algae-to-ethanol process of Fort Myers company