Algae is starting to grow on Lake Okeechobee.
Army Corps of Engineer leaders say it’s normal to start seeing the green strands in the water around this time of year.
Reporter Michael Raimondi and photographer Shayne Nelson started to notice it while on a tour of the Herbert Hoover Dike Wednesday.
Corps’ leaders were taking reporters on the dike to get an update on construction. Down below, water hugging the banks of the lake had a green tint to it.
Col. Kelly said they have the Florida Department of Environmental Protection testing the water right now. So...