Possible toxic algae found in Port St. Lucie

Possible toxic algae found in Port St. Lucie

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- An algae bloom has forced a park in Port St. Lucie to temporarily close.

City officials were contacted after what looked to be blue green algae in the lake at Peacock Park.

Water samples confirmed the presence of blue green algae, but further tests are being conducted to determine if the algae is toxic.

The park and lake will remain closed until further notice.

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