‘Dead zone’ ranks third

'Dead zone' ranks thirdJul 30, 2007; By The Associated Press               COCODRIE — The recurring “dead zone” off the Louisiana and Texas coasts isn’t quite as big as predicted earlier this year, but — at 7,900 square miles — is still the third-biggest ever mapped, according to a scientist who has been studying the phenomenon [...]

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Dead Zone Is Price Gulf Coast Pays as Farms Cash In on Ethanol

Dead Zone Is Price Gulf Coast Pays as Farms Cash In on EthanolJuly 23, 2007; Bloomberg.comFor the full story, please go to: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=a4Tb2AFv6CRk By Tony CoxJuly 23 (Bloomberg) -- The crop that's bringing prosperity to farmers is making it harder for commercial fishermen in Louisiana to make a living. U.S. farmers this spring planted the [...]

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DEAD ZONE SIZE NEAR TOP END

DEAD ZONE SIZE NEAR TOP ENDPRESS RELEASE, JULY 28, 2007; LOUISIANA UNIVERSITIES MARINE CONSORTIUM (LUMCON) For the full story please go to: www.gulfhypoxia.net/news/documents/PressRelease07.pdfThe coast wide extent of the Louisiana-Texas "Dead Zone" mapped this week is 20,500 square kilometers (or 7,900 square miles), similar to the size of New Jersey, reported Dr. Nancy Rabalais, Chief Scientist for [...]

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Report: Oxygen-depleted ‘dead zone’ growing in Gulf

Report: Oxygen-depleted 'dead zone' growing in GulfCNN; updated 9:26 p.m. EDT, Tue July 17, 2007For the full story please go to: http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/07/17/gulf.deadzone.ap/index.html        Story Highlights        "Dead zone" is at the end of the Mississippi River system        When algae die, decay consumes oxygen        Zone would be the largest measured since mapping began in [...]

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Gulf dead zone to be biggest ever

Gulf dead zone to be biggest ever By This year could see the biggest "dead zone" since records began form in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. BBC News; Wednesday, 18 July 2007 Scientists say conditions are right for the zone to exceed last summer's 6,662 sq miles (17,255 sq km). The dead zone [...]

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Dead zone expected to expand

Dead zone expected to expand By AMY WOLDwww.2theadvocate.com--Jul 17, 2007The hypoxic zone of low oxygen off the Louisiana coast will be as large or larger this summer than ever before measured, according to researchers at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and LSU. The hypoxic zone — also known as the “dead zone” — will reach [...]

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Report: ‘Dead Zone’ Growing in Gulf

Report: 'Dead Zone' Growing in GulfThe Associated Press--Monday, July 16, 2007; 8:15 PMSee full article at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/16/AR2007071601502_pf.html.NEW ORLEANS -- Researchers predict that the recurring oxygen-depleted "dead zone" off the Louisiana coast will grow this summer to 8,543 square miles _ its largest in at least 22 years. The forecast, released Monday by the Louisiana Universities [...]

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Brasher: Report says ethanol may fuel dead zone

Brasher: Report says ethanol may fuel dead zone By Clean Gulf of Mexico needs bigger cuts in nitrogen fertilizer use, report saysDesMoinesRegister.com; July 1, 2007For the whole story and chat go to: http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070701/BUSINESS03/707010321/1001/NEWSWASHINGTON FARM REPORTBy PHILIP BRASHERREGISTER WASHINGTON BUREAUWashington, D.C. - Shrinking that dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be much more costly than [...]

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House OKs dead zone money

House OKs dead zone money By Bush has threatened veto of bill, however TIMES-PICAYUNE; Thursday, June 28, 2007 By Bruce Alpert WASHINGTON -- The House agreed Wednesday to spend an extra $2.5 million on research and projects designed to break up the Gulf of Mexico dead zone as part of an Interior Department spending bill [...]

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Ecological Catch 22 confronts U.S. as ethanol push increases

Ecological Catch 22 confronts U.S. as ethanol push increases By Philip BrasherClarionLedger.com: July 1, 2007WASHINGTON — Shrinking that dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be much more costly than first thought. A group of scientists who looked at the problem during the Clinton administration targeted agricultural runoff in the Midwest as the main [...]

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