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Buoys to be deployed on Owasco, Skaneateles, Seneca lakes

The U.S. Geological Survey and the state Department of Environmental Conservation this week will deploy advanced new monitoring buoys on several Finger Lakes that officials say will allow of near instantaneous detection of harmful algal bloom warning signs.

Scientists from the USGS and DEC are set to deploy the new buoys on Seneca and Owasco lakes on May 15, with Skaneateles Lake to follow in the next several weeks, as part of the next level of HAB monitoring efforts.

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