toxic algae bloom State Partners With Red Tide Experts To Combat Toxic Blooms By Jessica Meszaros • Sep 24, 2018 State wildlife officials reported this past Friday that elevated levels of the organism Karenia brevis are persisting along Florida's gulf coast, which is creating toxic red tide algae blooms from Pinellas County down to Collier County. New Outbreak Of Red Tide Shows Up In Northwest Florida By The Associated Press • Sep 20, 2018 Stephen Splane / WUSF Public Media Another part of Florida is dealing with an outbreak of the toxic algae bloom known as red tide. Media outlets report that red tide has now showed up in northwest Florida. Florida Beaches Deal With Red Tide On Gulf, Feces In Miami By The Associated Press • Sep 17, 2018 Amy Green / WMFE It was a rough week for Florida's beaches, with a resurgence of red tide on the Gulf Coast and returning feces-related problems in South Florida. ACLU Questions State Handling Of Algae Crisis By Jim Ash • Jun 9, 2017 A new report by the American Civil Liberties Union is raising questions about the state’s handling of last summer’s toxic algae blooms in South Florida. Airborne Toxins Detected At Worst Algae Sites By Amy Green/WMFE • Jul 27, 2016 Amy Green/WMFE Toxins have been detected in the air at four Treasure Coast sites where a toxic algae bloom has accumulated in high densities.