LSU, Texas A&M Share A Passion For Gulf Coast Research

LSU, Texas A&M Share A Passion For Gulf Coast Research By tamu Times21 November 2013LSU and Texas A&M may be rivals on the gridiron, but academically it’s literally smooth sailing between the two schools – they both conduct world-class research on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico. The two schools share several similar research [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00November 22nd, 2013|News|Comments Off on LSU, Texas A&M Share A Passion For Gulf Coast Research

The Secret Environmental Cost Of US Ethanol Policy

The Secret Environmental Cost Of US Ethanol Policy By Jack Gillum and Chet Brokaw, Associated Press writers12 November 2013 CORYDON, Iowa (AP) — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00November 18th, 2013|News|Comments Off on The Secret Environmental Cost Of US Ethanol Policy

Plan to Address Hypoxia in Gulf of Mexico Urged by Experts

Plan to Address Hypoxia in Gulf of Mexico Urged by Experts By ScienceDaily.com7 Nov 2013Despite a 12-year action plan calling for reducing the hypoxia zone in the Gulf of Mexico, little progress has been made, and there is no evidence that nutrient loading to the Gulf has decreased during this period. University of Illinois researchers [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00November 8th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Plan to Address Hypoxia in Gulf of Mexico Urged by Experts

Catching Fish in the “Dead Zone”

Catching Fish in the "Dead Zone" By John N. Felsher, Acadiana ProfileOctober-November 2013 issue Scott Avanzino and Bobby Adisano show off a wahoo they caught while fishing in the Gulf of Mexico south of Venice. Returning to Cocodrie on a blistering day in August, our fish coolers overflowed with more than 17 species, including 11 [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00November 6th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Catching Fish in the “Dead Zone”

Vitter criticizes EPA’s dead zone approach

Vitter criticizes EPA's dead zone approach By Xerxes Wilson, Houma Today2 November 2013U.S. Sen. David Vitter is criticizing the federal government for taking a “heavy-handed” approach to remedy the Gulf dead zone. In a letter to Nancy Stoner, the Environmental Protection Agency’s acting assistant administrator, Vitter criticizes the agency’s decision to list three segments of [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:00+00:00November 4th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Vitter criticizes EPA’s dead zone approach