In June, water flushed from Lake Okeechobee triggerd an algae bloom along the Treasure Coast that coated waterways with stinky algae. These boats were docked at Central Marine in Stuart.
In June, water flushed from Lake Okeechobee triggerd an algae bloom along the Treasure Coast that coated waterways with stinky algae. These boats were docked at Central Marine in Stuart. Greg Lovett Palm Beach Post/AP
In June, water flushed from Lake Okeechobee triggerd an algae bloom along the Treasure Coast that coated waterways with stinky algae. These boats were docked at Central Marine in Stuart. Greg Lovett Palm Beach Post/AP

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