Capital Eyesore: Algae Invades Reflecting Pool

A thick layer of green algae is covering the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Algae in Reflecting Pool A thick layer of green algae is covering the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Workers skim a thick layer of green algae that covers the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Algae in Reflecting Pool Workers skim a thick layer of green algae that covers the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Workers skim a thick layer of green algae that covers the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Algae in Reflecting Pool Workers skim a thick layer of green algae that covers the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
A thick layer of green algae is covering the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Algae in Reflecting Pool A thick layer of green algae is covering the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (credit: Gregg Micklos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
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