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RAY BROOK | A new map — updated online daily — will help summer swimmers, boaters, hikers and paddlers track harmful algal blooms (HABs) in lakes, ponds and rivers around the region. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With wind whipping up waves on Lake George in the background Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer pledged his support in obtaining grant money to build a new sewer treatment plant that is expected to help keep the lake’s water pure. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Harmful algal blooms are a concern for safe water play come summer. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The recent North Country Algal Blooms Summit in Ticonderoga was part of a $65 million initiative to understand and prevent the growth of summer algae blooms. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Experts briefed state and local officials last week in Syracuse on harmful algal blooms. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has hatched a plan to combat harmful algal blooms that threaten upstate lakes. Read more

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PORT HENRY — A pair of beaches have been shuttered in Port Henry following a discovery of blue-green algae. Read more

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CROWN POINT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program hosted the signing of the Opportunities for Action Plan for the lake at the Champlain Lighthouse here. Read more

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