posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM
The report largely blames the algae's resurgence on manure and chemical fertilizer from farms.
posted on February 14, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy is being implemented in Iowa to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus run-off from agricultural land.
posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials say states in the river's watershed need to accelerate efforts to cut pollution from farm field runoff and discharges from sewage treatment plants.
posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:51 PM
The oxygen-deprived area may cover as much as 40 percent of the largest freshwater estuary in the Great Lakes.
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Iowa farmers and the head of the water treatment plant in Iowa's capitol city seek common ground over farm field runoff.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:51 PM
The area of low oxygen covers 5,840 square miles of the Gulf floor — roughly the size of Connecticut