Archives: Pollution

Fertilizer, Algae and Our Water

Tap water tasting odd? Columbus is spending $600,000 to treat algae in water from the Hoover Reservoir. This algae is likely safe for consumption, but the farm fertilizer runoff producing algal blooms is causing changes to our ecosystem. This hour we’ll get an update on filtration efforts, and talk about a program designed to curb nutrient runoff.

Air Pollution in Ohio

Ohio appears to be in one of the six most contaminated states where toxic air pollution is contaminating communities. On this hour, we discuss the investigation that discovered these results.

Toxic Algae Pollution in Grand Lake St. Marys

Toxic algae pollution poisoning Grand Lake St. Marys