If you've spent anytime boating on Lake Erie over the last few summers, you may very well have been diverted by huge patches of algae blooms.
It would appear you'll have the same issue later this summer.
Scientists predict another large toxic bloom will appear on the western side of Lake Erie this summer. The blooms are caused by excessive amounts of phosphorus and other chemicals typically found in agricultural run-off.
Don Scavia is Director of the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan.