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Hot weather blamed for foul smell on area lakes

Unusually warm lake water is producing higher concentrations of blue-green algae this summer. A certified lake manager tells KSTP the scum washes up on shore and the hot sun creates a dead fish smell.
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Unusually warm lake water is producing higher concentrations of blue-green algae this summer. A certified lake manager tells KSTP the scum washes up on shore and the hot sun creates a dead fish smell.

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Pam Anderson, with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, also tells Minnesota Public Radio that people should be aware of the toxic dangers of blue-green algae and make sure kids and pets stay out of water that looks doubtful.

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