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Sunday July 3, 2016 – Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a State of Emergency, due to toxic blue-green algae blooms which can be seen in the waterways, throughout the state.

The algae may cause gastrointestinal system, liver and nervous system issues.

It has been said, the water is being released from Lake Okeechobee.

Beaches near Treasure Coast, have been closed.

The algae has been described, as the smell of a rotten corpse.

Some people are unable to leave their home, because of the smell.

People are wearing masks to breath.

Marine life is suffocating.

Army Corps of Engineers has been engaged, to assist with clearing up the algae.

Article courtesy of Access Unlocked, written by #KayeTheTruth

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