GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- There's a growing dead zone in the bay of Green Bay and it's threatening the ecosystem.
Scientists say areas of water scattered for miles aren't getting enough oxygen.
That's because algae is growing out of control due to run-off from the fox river, and experts say they have to find a way to stop it.
"We're hoping to get the community, the citizens, the industry, the wastewater treatment facility, agriculture, municipal storm water all involved. All those groups. Local governments all involved to find the cheapest way to solve this problem," says Bill Hafs, Director of Environmental Programs at New Water.
This will not be a quick fix.
Experts say it could take at least four years to make significant changes.
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