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Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Representatives from Algaeventure Systems, Marysville, made the first application of silica to a 2.5-acre test site in Grand Lake today. The test is to see if good, diatom algae can be made to grow and outcompete the lake's toxic blue-green algae. Three more applications of silica will be made this week and next, said company CEO Ross Youngs.

Related online story:
GRAND LAKE - Silica was applied to a 2.5-acre test area in Grand Lake this morning to see if good algae can be made to grow and out-compete the toxic blue-green algae. [More]
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