Cleveland Uber Alles

Untimely Dispatches from the Neighborhood of the Unrepresented & Inarticulate; Anecdotes that Pedal and Coast Through the Boot-Print of 20th Century American Urbanism

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

The Reek of the Lake

A recent story on WCPN offers an explanation for the scent roils up from the waters that lull and lap, tired, green, and gravity drawn, against the shoreline:

Hundreds of residents along the Lake Erie shore from Cleveland to Erie, Pennsylvania called authorities last week to report a strong odor of rotten eggs. U.S. and Canadian scientists are theorizing the smell was hydrogen sulfate, a gas formed from the decay of organic wastes taking place in the lake's so-called 'dead zone.

At the powerplant near E. 72th, where warm waters exjected back into lake presumably draw the fish, the persistent still cast their lines, waiting for a catch.

1 Comments:

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