Lot of folks have been talking about Microcystin lately. Heres the latest scoop.

400,000 in US city told not to drink tap water

3 August 2014 | 9:42 am WASHINGTON – Residents of Toledo, Ohio will learn Sunday when they can drink tap water again after officials warned that the water supply was polluted with toxins likely released by algae blooms. At least 400,000 people in the midwestern city and its suburbs were also warned not to boil the water because that would increase the concentration of the microcystin toxin. Chemists testing water … http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/625925/400000-in-us-city-told-not-to-drink-tap-water

Water crisis grips Toledo area

3 August 2014 | 5:16 am A once-unthinkable crisis in the worlds greatest freshwater region one that sent more than 500,000 metro Toledo residents scrambling for bottled water Saturday enters its second day today, with officials inside the citys Collins Park Water Treatment Plant wondering how much longer it will take before clean, safe, and reliable tap water will flow again from faucets of area homes and … http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/03/Water-crisis-grips-area.html

Region on high alert for toxins

3 August 2014 | 4:46 am Toledos water emergency Saturday had a familiar ring for Henry Biggert, superintendent of the water treatment plant in Ottawa Countys Carroll Township, which was shut down for 12 days last September by a similar microcystin crisis. http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/03/Rest-of-region-on-high-alert-for-contamination.html

Freedom Fighters of America: What is Microcystin? Blue-Green …

3 August 2014 | 12:22 pm What is Microcystin? Blue-Green Algae Toxin Taints Toledo, Ohio, Water Supply. RTR20468. READ MORE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES. TO LEAVE A COMMENT CLICK ON NO COMMENTS. http://freedomfightersofamerica.blogspot.com/2014/08/what-is-microcystin-blue-green-algae.html

What you need to know about microcystin, toxin prompting water …

3 August 2014 | 9:15 am Water at a Toledo, Ohio, treatment plant has tested positive for microcystin, a toxin known to cause liver and kidney damage, leaving thousands of Ohio residents without water and prompting a state of emergency Saturday. Gov. John Kasich … http://news.besttechno.net/what-you-need-to-know-about-microcystin-toxin-prompting-water-ban-in-part-of.html

Microcystin somehow poisoned some of Ohio's drinking water

3 August 2014 | 7:30 am Once ingested, microcystin travels to the liver, via the bile acid transport system, where most is stored; though some remains in the blood stream and may contaminate tissue. Microcystin binds covalently to protein … http://intuitivefred888.blogspot.com/2014/08/microcystin-somehow-poisoned-some-of.html

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