'Not looking good': Fears toxic sludge during peak period taking a toll

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Updated April 1 2024 - 5:02pm, first published 1:30pm
Peterborough resident Barb Mullen is fearful of the impact consistent annual blue-green algae outbreaks on the Curdies River are having on the town. Picture by Eddie Guerrero.
Peterborough resident Barb Mullen is fearful of the impact consistent annual blue-green algae outbreaks on the Curdies River are having on the town. Picture by Eddie Guerrero.

The Easter break is one of Peterborough's top tourism periods but years of blue-green algae outbreaks during summer are taking a toll.

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Jessica Greenan

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Journalist at The Warrnambool Standard covering both Moyne Shire and Corangamite Shire Council. Sometimes court. Special interest in all things environment.

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