Some residents of Marina Del Rey are asking for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show to be cancelled as more sick sea lions are washing up on the shore.

A toxic algae bloom that sprouted throughout the Southern California coast is responsible for the deaths and illness of many sea mammals. Sea lions that are currently sick are being assessed by a veterinarian in a resting pen just yards away from the barge where fireworks are set to be launched this Independence Day.

Resident Claire Cianca worries that the amount of people making their way to the beach this holiday…

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