Kentucky, Indiana blamed for polluting Gulf waters

Kentucky, Indiana blamed for polluting Gulf waters By James BruggersLouisville Courier - Journal, February 4, 2008http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802040389 There's a Massachusetts-size "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico that's threatening a $6 billion fishing industry there -- and Indiana and Kentucky are getting some of the blame. Findings by the U.S. Geological Survey put the two states [...]

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Officials can help solve dead-zone issue

Officials can help solve dead-zone issueThe Daily Advertiser, Lafayette; 2 February 2008http://www.theadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200880201022 A battle could be brewing between fishermen and farmers over dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico. More than six years after a special task force pledged to reduce the zone to a quarter of its size by 2015, it is still growing. [...]

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EDITORIAL: The nutrient nine

EDITORIAL: The nutrient nineTimes-Picayune; February 1, 2008http://www.nola.com/timespic/stories/index.ssf?/base/news-4/120184688377170.xml&coll=1 The Mississippi River drains a huge part of the country -- 31 states and two Canadian provinces -- but just nine states are responsible for most of the nutrient pollution that ends up in the Gulf of Mexico and causes the annual dead zone off Louisiana's coast.   [...]

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