Minn. taking lead to reduce Gulf dead zone

Minn. taking lead to reduce Gulf dead zone By Amy Wold, The Advocate26 September 2013  For more than a decade, organizations and scientists working toward reducing the size of the annual “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico have shared a similar complaint: The dead zone remains largely unchanged and states, left to their own [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00September 27th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Minn. taking lead to reduce Gulf dead zone

Federal judge orders EPA to determine ‘necessity’ of regulating nutrients entering Mississippi River

Federal judge orders EPA to determine 'necessity' of regulating nutrients entering Mississippi River By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com/ The Times-Picayune23 September 2013  A federal judge in New Orleans has handed environmental groups what amounts to half a loaf in their push for federal regulations on the flow of pollutants into the Mississippi River that fuels the [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00September 25th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Federal judge orders EPA to determine ‘necessity’ of regulating nutrients entering Mississippi River

Environmentalists win round against Gulf dead zone

Environmentalists win round against Gulf dead zone By The Associated Press23 September 2013NEW ORLEANS -- Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution blamed for the oxygen-depleted "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico. A [...]

2013-09-23T15:28:00+00:00September 23rd, 2013|News|Comments Off on Environmentalists win round against Gulf dead zone

Environmentalists win dead zone round against EPA

Environmentalists win dead zone round against EPA By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press23 September 2013NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution blamed for the oxygen-depleted "dead zone" in the Gulf of [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00September 23rd, 2013|News|Comments Off on Environmentalists win dead zone round against EPA

A Deathly Sea (part 2)

A Deathly Sea (part 2) By Aidan Flax-Clark, Lapham's Quarterly23 September 2013 As the Sea issue comes to a close, Aidan Flax-Clark turns the podcast's attention toward the scientists and experts who can give us the score on the health of our oceans today. In part two,Captain Charles Moore, Nancy Rabalais,Callum Roberts, Jeremy Jackson, Donovan Hohn, Alan Sielen, and Curtis Ebbesmeyer, take [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00September 23rd, 2013|News|Comments Off on A Deathly Sea (part 2)

Coastal Command

Coastal Command By Megan Scudellari, The Scientist1 September 2013In 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped parts of the roof off the research building of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), situated 85 miles southwest of New Orleans in the heart of Mississippi River Delta wetlands. One month later, Hurricane Rita poured water into the facility, causing major [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00September 5th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Coastal Command