AP Explains: Farm runoff and the worsening algae plague

AP News: “Harmful algae blooms have become a top water polluter, fueled by agricultural fertilizers washing into lakes and oceans. Federal and state programs (taxpayers) have spent billions of dollars on voluntary cost-sharing payments to farmers to help prevent nutrient runoff, yet the problem is worsening in many places, like Ohio and Florida.”

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