Plan may protect Gulf

Plan may protect Gulf By GulfFederal and state governments are setting into motion plans to protect northern Gulf of Mexico communities from future hazards, policy makers invited to speak at a conference for scientists and coastal natural resource managers said Wednesday.Thu, Nov. 30, 2006; Sun HeraldThe full article will be available on the Web for [...]

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Scientist calls for action to help Gulf

Scientist calls for action to help Gulf By A world-renowned ocean explorer and scientist called on her marine and coastal science colleagues at a symposium to move beyond research and take action for healthy seas, which she said are being exploited beyond what they can shoulder.Nov. 29, 2006, Sun HeraldThe full article will be available [...]

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Slowing a tide of pollutants

Slowing a tide of pollutants By Runoff from land dwellers -- urban and agricultural -- harms coastal waters, but there are solutionsDecember 25, 2006, Los Angeles TimesBy Kenneth R. WeissTimes Staff WriterDecember 25, 2006CALL it the slobber stopper.It looks like an elaborate fountain. Water gurgles through a series of red-tiled pools, spillways and chutes within [...]

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EPA funding study of Gulfs dead zone

EPA funding study of Gulfs dead zone Dec 7, 2006; 2theadvocate.com http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/4849681.html?showAll=y&c=yEPA awarded grants to LSU’s Coastal Studies Institute here and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium in Cocodrie so researchers can work to better understand the “dead zones” that form each summer in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast. The grants are part [...]

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A greener Congress

A greener Congress11/25/2006, St. Louis Post-Dispatch By Adam Sichko POST-DISPATCH WASHINGTON BUREAU http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/nation/story/3B8D5E182654E4378625723100227AB3?OpenDocumentWASHINGTON — Deadly chemical runoff and suffocating loads of sedimentplague the Mississippi River, and the governors of Missouri, Illinois andthree other states in the river basin want an accounting of the problem.A bill in Congress would do just that, and now that Democrats have [...]

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