Blue-Green Algae

Dangerous blue green algae are polluting bodies of water on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Blue-Green Algae Concerns Keeping Some Lower Hudson Valley Resident Out Of The Water

Some Lower Hudson Valley residents looking to find relief from the heat are being told to stay out of the water over concerns of blue-green algae.

07/29/2015

Dangerous blue green algae are polluting bodies of water on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dangerous Blue-Green Algae Turn Long Island Waterways Toxic

Out of control algae have become a serious problem in Suffolk County, and experts said the build-up has turned some of the waterways toxic.

07/22/2014

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