ACLU Investigator Questions Algae Bloom Response

Jun 9, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Lantigua spent months investigating this summer’s massive toxic algae bloom that fouled beaches along the Treasure Coast and Southwest Florida.

Men fish on a lock on Lake Okeechobee despite concerns about the health risks of toxic algae.
Credit ACLU: Tainted Waters

Lantigua’s report for the American Civil Liberties Union raises concerns about the state’s handling of the crisis. Langtigua spoke with Jim Ash.

You can read the ACLU's study here.