algal blooms

Increased algal blooms in June lead the state to investigate two important NC lakes

BY: - July 27, 2022

Hotter summers spurred by climate change are likely making more and more bodies of water in NC unsafe There have been more than 300 public reports of algal blooms in North Carolina this year, 100 in June alone, according to the NC Department of Environmental Quality. And climate change could be at least partly responsible.