Gulf Coast Dead Zone Set to Grow

Gulf Coast Dead Zone Set to Grow By David Biello reports (with narration by Christie Nicholson), SCIENTIFIC AMERICANJuly 4, 2010There's a dead zone forming in the Gulf of Mexico, and I'm not talking about the ongoing oil gushing from BP's well. No, it's the annual dead zone that forms thanks to all the fertilizers washing [...]

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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Jealous of Gulf Of Mexico Oil Blowout Publicity

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Jealous of Gulf Of Mexico Oil Blowout Publicity By John DeCock, President, Clean Water Action July 2, 2010 05:50 PM  COMMENTARY In an interview this morning with Clean Water Action, the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone complained that the Gulf Of Mexico BP Oil Blowout is overshadowing his many years [...]

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Dead zone in gulf linked to ethanol production

Dead zone in gulf linked to ethanol production By Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLETuesday, July 6, 2010 (07-06) 04:00 PDT Washington - -- While the BP oil spill has been labeled the worst environmental catastrophe in recent U.S. history, a biofuel is contributing to a Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" the size of [...]

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Gulf of Mexico dead zone predicted to be the size of New Jersey this year

Gulf of Mexico dead zone predicted to be the size of New Jersey this year By By Elizabeth Weise, USA TodayJun 29, 2010 The Gulf of Mexico's 'dead zone' may be larger this year than in recent years, as big as the state of New Jersey, scientists are predicting. This year's dead zone could measure between 6,500 [...]

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Dead zone in Gulf could be as large as New Jersey this year

Dead zone in Gulf could be as large as New Jersey this year By Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanetJune 28, 2010 The Gulf of Mexico's dead zone — an underwater area with little or no oxygen that has plagued Gulf waters for many years — will be larger than usual this year, scientists say. Dead zones are a [...]

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Tale of two dead zones: Gulf’s larger, Bay’s smaller

Tale of two dead zones: Gulf's larger, Bay's smaller By Tim Wheeler, The Baltimore SunJune 28, 2010As if the Gulf of Mexico doesn't have enough problems right now, scientists are predicting that a larger-than-average "dead zone" will form there this summer.  The Chesapeake Bay, meanwhile, appears to be in line for one of its smallest [...]

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Gulf Dead Zone Grows as No-Fishing Area Expands

Gulf Dead Zone Grows as No-Fishing Area Expands By Charles Cooper, CBS NewsJune 28, 2010 5:32 PMThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said it had decided to expand the fishing closure from its current northern boundary as a precautionary measure to make sure consumers don't eat seafood contaminated by the gulf oil spill. All told, [...]

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