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Dangerous Algae Flourishes in Wisconsin
Wisconsin is not fully enforcing strict phosphorous limits adopted two years ago to reduce lake-algae booms that make people sick. 

In 2010, the state Legislature approved DNR regulations intended to cut down on the amount of phosphorous running into waterways, where it causes algae to grow thick enough to turn the water into green soup.  The regulations are aimed at wastewater treatment plants, paper mills, and factories - which are required to reapply for permits at five-year intervals.

Blue-green algae can sicken humans, causing respiratory problems, skin rashes, and cold or flu like symptoms.  During the last three years, 100 people have reported illnesses to the state Department of Public Health. 


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Phragmites Invasions Harm Riparian Ecology - Michigan has many areas where fires or flooding are an ongoing concern. The introduction of Phragmites and similar non-native invasive plants can increase those risks. The unchecked growth of invasive plants may change how water drains, drying out wetlands and creating situations for local flooding. This can create the potential for fire hazards, especially in the spring where last year’s dead and dry growth is still standing.


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