A paper mill in Bogalusa, Louisiana released black liquor into the Pearl River and killed hundreds of thousands of fish, shellfish, and turtles. Forty-seven miles of river is affected and the damage reaches into Lake Pontchartrain, just north of New Orleans. A notice has been posted not to eat the fish from the Pearl River.
What do dogs in Ohio and sea otters in California have in common? Death by liver failure as a result of algal blooms.