How Chicago Toilets Lead to Gulf ‘Dead Zone’

How Chicago Toilets Lead to Gulf 'Dead Zone' By Gabriel SpitzerApril 2, 2009; Chicago Public Radio http://www.wbez.org/Content.aspx?audioID=33247 New research finds that Chicago-area pollution is the biggest contributor to a massive dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. The culprit may be what you flush. Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey find that Chicago’s watershed pours [...]

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One Third of Iowa Watersheds Make U-S-G-S Top 150 Polluting List

One Third of Iowa Watersheds Make U-S-G-S Top 150 Polluting List By David Law/Dick LaymanApril 6, 2009; Public News Service, Iowahttp://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/8511-1 Des Moines, IA – The U.S. Geological Survey has released a new list identifying 42 Iowa watersheds among the top 150 that are polluting the Mississippi River Basin and contributing to an 8,000 square [...]

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ISU projects to help reduce runoff pollution

ISU projects to help reduce runoff pollution By Marco Santana, Associated Press WriterApril 2, 2009, Chicago Tribunehttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-ia-runoffpollutiongr,0,5607682.story WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $600,000 to help reduce runoff pollution in Iowa. The agency said that Iowa State University researchers will receive three separate grants of $200,000 each as part of [...]

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