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National status for cyanoHABs, August 2016

Detailed Description

Toxic cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (CyanoHABs) have been implicated in human and animal illness and death in at least 43 States in the United States (Hudnell, 2008; Graham and others, 2009). In August 2016, at least 19 States had public health advisories because of CyanoHABs (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2016).