Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds announced at the river coalition that Lake Okeechobee discharges will halt for nine days Ed Killer,

The algae bloom is taking over Lake Okeechobee, the nation’s second largest freshwater lake completely contained within U.S. borders behind only Lake Michigan in size.

A European satellite orbiting the Earth captured images Thursday and Friday showing the algae bloom has grown to encompass nearly all open water on the 730-square-mile lake.

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Satellite images show nearly all of Lake Okeechobee covered in algae