Toxic Algae Bloom On N.J.'s Lake Hopatcong Making Negative Impact On Area BusinessesThe slick green appearance of Lake Hopatcong is ruining what is usually a busy summer season for boat rental companies and others.
Swimming Advisory Partially Lifted At Lake HopatcongA harmful algae bloom and elevated bacteria levels throughout the majority of the lake prompted officials to issue advisories earlier this summer.
Expert: Why Some New Jersey Lakes Are Danger Spots For Swimmers This SummerDr. Angela Cristini, a professor of biology at Ramapo College, talks on the rise of algae blooms keeping swimmers out of some of New Jersey's most popular lakes.
Swimming Banned On Another NJ Lake Due To Toxic Algae BloomsWhile the hottest days of summer force involuntary sweating, a dip in Greenwood Lake is now off limits to cool off.
Lake Hopatcong Algae Bloom So Bad, Officials Warn Against Even Touching The WaterNew Jersey environmental officials say people shouldn't swim in New Jersey's largest lake or even touch the water because of the presence of an extensive harmful algae bloom.
Algae Bloom Spoils Swimming In New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong For WeeksContact with the water can lead to a range of health issues, from rashes to flu-like symptoms.
Lake Ronkonkoma Back Open After High Bacteria Levels DropThe blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.
Christie Unveils Barnegat Bay Protection ProgramThe centerpiece of the plan is the early closure of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The plant sucks 1.4 billions of gallons of water each day from the bay and then discharges warmer water back.