A Look at Harmful Algal Blooms: What You Need to Know

Algae grows naturally within its ecosystems, but certain species reproduce at such a fast rate, they become dangerous. Microscopic systems in the ocean can bloom into dense patches near the surface — commonly referred to as “red tides” — according to the Smithsonian...

Territory Account Manager – Midwest

Territory Account Manager, Midwest U.S. Description: Eco-Rental Solutions, LLC is a fast-growing national supplier of environmental monitoring equipment and supplies. We are currently seeking a personable, highly motivated individual with related experience and a...

Muskegon Lake Cleanup Efforts Underway

Michigan’s Muskegon Lake is getting a major overhaul. A nearly $3 million cleanup effort began mid-summer to get rid of old sawmill debris at the bottom of the lake and restore the local fish habitat — which includes the endangered lake sturgeon. Plans for the...

Beware of Blue-Green Algae in Illinois Lakes and Streams

Blue-green algae is an issue in Illinois lakes and streams. Also known as cyanobacteria, these microscopic organisms occur naturally and can reproduce very quickly in warm, shallow, undisturbed surface water in direct sunlight, according to the Illinois Environmental...

Berry’s Creek in N.J. Slated for $332 Million EPA Cleanup

The Berry’s Creek Study Area in Bergen County, N.J. is in for a major cleanup. Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed off on the $332 million cleanup on Sept. 25, designed to address a major share of the contamination within the...