Turning toxic lemons into lemonade, from algae to biofuel

Read the full story from Michigan State University.

An algal turf scrubber could be the solution to a problem that threatens to suffocate the ecosystem of the Great Lakes.

Farms need an immediate fix to the algal blooms they cause despite the efforts of individual companies and farmers, said Western Michigan University chemist John Miller.

The algal turf scrubber filters water over a designated area for algae to grow and eventually be harvested for use as biofuel. That makes it an efficient solution.

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