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More water quality issues. this could be bigger than Toledo, much bigger
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Bill T
Posted 8/6/2014 17:04 (#4005145)
Subject: More water quality issues. this could be bigger than Toledo, much bigger


http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/05/tech/gulf-of-mexico-dead-zone/index.h...

In short.... The zone is formed by nutrients that wash into the Gulf's waters -- largely agriculture fertilizer and wastewater coming down the Mississippi River. These boost algae blooms that suck up the oxygen in deep water, according to NOAA and the U.S. Geological Survey.




Edited by Bill T 8/6/2014 17:18
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