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Environmentalists Raise Climate Concerns Over EPA Algal Bloom Response

November 25, 2019
Environmentalists are urging EPA to take an aggressive approach as it crafts a congressionally mandated policy for assessing risks and assisting states dealing with harmful algal blooms (HABs), arguing that HABs are chronic events that are likely to increase as a result of climate change. For example, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), in recent comments, urged the agency to ensure that any response to HABs include remediation strategies, such as providing safe drinking water to vulnerable communities and provide additional...

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