BUZZFEED: October 21, 2106. Written by Dino Grandoni.
During the final stretch of the presidential race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have found themselves stumping on a strange environmental problem: a toxic bloom of algae.
Presidential candidates have always delved into provincial issues to win votes. But unlike corn in Iowa or coal in Pennsylvania, algae emerged unexpectedly in the 2016 race — both to locals here along Florida’s Treasure Coast north of Miami and to the presidential candidates appealing to them.