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Stories Tagged "dead zone"

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Plan Seeks Phosphorus Cuts To Stop Lake Erie Algae

posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM

The report largely blames the algae's resurgence on manure and chemical fertilizer from farms. Full Story

Farmers Work to Shrink Dead Zone

posted on February 14, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Farmers Work to Shrink Dead Zone
The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy is being implemented in Iowa to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus run-off from agricultural land. Full Story

EPA Says US Falls Short In Shrinking Dead Zone

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. Full Story

Scientist Say Dead Zone Showing Up In Green Bay

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. Full Story

Farmers And Water Quality Officials Seek Common Ground On Farm Field Runoff

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Farmers And Water Quality Officials Seek Common Ground On Farm Field Runoff
Iowa farmers and the head of the water treatment plant in Iowa's capitol city seek common ground over farm field runoff. Full Story

Gulf 'Dead Zone' Above Average But Not Near Record

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 Full Story

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