More Bad Water News for Altus: First Drought, Now Dead Fish
Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
June 11, 2013
The extreme drought blanketing Southwestern Oklahoma has taxed water resources in Altus and plagued farmers. Now, a toxic golden algae bloom at Lugert-Altus Lake has left it “essentially dead as a fishery,” The Oklahoman’s Ed Godfrey reports. Wildlife officials aren’t sure how the algae spreads, but the drought improves growth conditions: It flourishes in cool [...]
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