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Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

Blue-Green Algae could pose a serious health risk to humans and animals. (Credit CBS 2)

Bacteria Blamed For Dog’s Death Could Pose Health Hazard To Humans As Well

A test showed that he was filled with cyanobacteria. The contaminated water tested positive for Blue-Green Algae, the same type of algae has made a new home for itself in parts of Southampton.

07/25/2013