An aerial photo shows blue-green algae enveloping an area along the St. Lucie River in Stuart. Officials want federal action along the stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast where the governor has declared a state of emergency over algae blooms. The Martin County Commission is inviting the president to view deteriorating water conditions that local officials blame on freshwater being released from the lake, according to a statement released Wednesday.
An aerial photo shows blue-green algae enveloping an area along the St. Lucie River in Stuart. Officials want federal action along the stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast where the governor has declared a state of emergency over algae blooms. The Martin County Commission is inviting the president to view deteriorating water conditions that local officials blame on freshwater being released from the lake, according to a statement released Wednesday. Greg Lovett The Palm Beach Post via AP
An aerial photo shows blue-green algae enveloping an area along the St. Lucie River in Stuart. Officials want federal action along the stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast where the governor has declared a state of emergency over algae blooms. The Martin County Commission is inviting the president to view deteriorating water conditions that local officials blame on freshwater being released from the lake, according to a statement released Wednesday. Greg Lovett The Palm Beach Post via AP

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July 07, 2016 6:47 PM

Where will the green slime go? Florida tracks its spreading algae

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