Local Perspectives: Combating Harmful Algal Blooms in the Garden State

Subcommittee: Water Resources and Environment Date: Friday, July 22, 2022 Time: 01:00 PM Location: Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club 75 N Bertrand Rd, Mt Arlington, NJ and videoconferencing via Zoom


The purpose of this roundtable is to hear from state and local stakeholders at New Jersey’s largest freshwater lake and their experiences following a harmful algal bloom outbreak in 2019. Participants will discuss the economic impacts of the outbreak and how state and local officials work both to clean up the outbreak as well as mitigate future outbreaks.