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A plea to wipe away rock snot

Officials try to halt slimy-looking algae's slide into N.E.

There have been no sightings yet of rock snot in Massachusetts, but the slimy-looking algae has been spotted in rivers and streams in northern New England. Brochures and fact sheets are being printed to help fishermen and boaters identify the algae masses. There have been no sightings yet of rock snot in Massachusetts, but the slimy-looking algae has been spotted in rivers and streams in northern New England. Brochures and fact sheets are being printed to help fishermen and boaters identify the algae masses.
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / March 29, 2008

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It looks like brown slime and feels like wet wool, and it may be harming aquatic life in rivers and streams in northern New England. (Full article: 812 words)

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