It's looking like a smaller than normal algae bloom this year in Lake Erie. But it's not the only place dealing with the green goo. Experts agree the algae bloom will not be totally gone this year. It lives on but it some newer places. This year's first noticeable bloom is stuck in the Maumee River
The UT research boat will be scanning the Maumee River to evaluate and test an early and toxic bloom that has engulfed a large area. “To put it simply, don’t go in the water,” says Zachary Swan who is a UT grad student. “I would not recommend anyone touching the water.”
In Toledo, when it comes to recycling the problem isn't that people aren't recycling. Leaders say the real issue is that too many residents are doing it wrong, costing more time, energy, and resources to sort through trash dumped into the wrong bin.