17 Sep '12, 3pm

Toxic green slime has taken over the lakes of America. Again.

Toxic green slime has taken over the lakes of America. Again.

Algae bloom on Wisconsin’s Lake Tainter. (Photo by Peg McAloon.) It’s a haunting remake of a 50-year-old tale: The Green Slime that Coated the Midwest . And this rehashed horror story is no work of fiction. Like the classic film they may have inspired, the toxic blooms of blue-green algae that coated and stunk up the Great Lakes from the 1950s to the 1970s have returned to the region with a vengeance. The blooms of decades past were fueled largely by decrepit sewage systems that spewed nutrient-rich human waste into the world’s largest body of fresh surface water. The modern remake, by contrast, is the handiwork of corporate agriculture. Heavy rainfall in the farming region last spring and summer washed vast volumes of agricultural pollution into rivers and lakes, where it fueled poisonous blooms that sickened and disgusted residents and tourists and killed family pets. Mi...

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