Lake Chao

Experts Identify Algae Afflicting Taihu Lake – Zhang Kun

Since arresting Wu Lihong, Chinese authorities have tested the water in Lake Taihu and declared that it is safe for human consumption by international water quality standards. Industrial pollution and waste contributed to the algae bloom. From China Daily: Experts from the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking University and […]

Blue-Green Algae Found in Another China Lake – AP (Updated)

From the International Herald Tribune: Fetid blue-green algae has appeared in an eastern Chinese lake but does not threaten water supplies, state media reported, a week after similar algae contaminated millions of people’s drinking water in a neighboring province. Environmental officials in Anhui province were closely monitoring the potentially poisonous algae bloom in Lake Chao, […]

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