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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Health Alert Issued as Algae Returns to St. Johns River

Published 8/12/2009 -
Health experts say you don't want to swim or drink the water.
It could leave you sick with a rash or flu-like symptoms.

Neil Armingeon, the St. Johns Riverkeeper, says this is caused by high levels of nitrogen. He says everyday about 120 Million gallons of water waste is put into the lower St. Johns River.
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