Addressing public health risks for cyanobacteria in recreational freshwaters: the Oregon and Vermont framework.

@article{Stone2007AddressingPH,
  title={Addressing public health risks for cyanobacteria in recreational freshwaters: the Oregon and Vermont framework.},
  author={David L. Stone and William Bress},
  journal={Integrated environmental assessment and management},
  year={2007},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={
          137-43
        }
}
Toxigenic cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue green algae, are an emerging public health issue. The toxins produced by cyanobacteria have been detected across the United States in marine, freshwater and estuarine systems and associated with adverse health outcomes. The intent of this paper is to focus on how to address risk in a recreational freshwater scenario when toxigenic cyanobacteria are present. Several challenges exist for monitoring, assessing and posting water bodies and advising… CONTINUE READING
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