It’s Something in the Water: Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Bigger than Usual and Pressure Builds to Do Something About It

It's Something in the Water: Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Bigger than Usual and Pressure Builds to Do Something About It By Tulane WaterWays Staff - the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and PolicyAugust 7, 2015Beaujolais Nouveau, swallows to Capistrano, and a massive hypoxic “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. There things we [...]

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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Largest Since 2002

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Largest Since 2002 By JoAnna Wendel, Staff Writer, EOSAugust 6, 2015Downpours in June drove nutrients into the Mississippi River that ultimately deprived a much larger portion of the Gulf of oxygen than had been expected.     Springtime river discharges into the northern Gulf of Mexico carry sediment-laden water, resembling creamy [...]

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2015 Gulf ‘dead zone’ larger than Connecticut, Rhode Island combined

2015 Gulf 'dead zone' larger than Connecticut, Rhode Island combined By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.comAugust 4, 2015 The 2015 "dead zone," an area of low oxygen along the Louisiana Gulf Coast, was larger than the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island, combined. (Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium) The 2015 "dead zone," an area of dangerously low-oxygen water in the Gulf [...]

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Dead zone off Louisiana coast slightly larger than last summer, but triple the size of the target set by a task force

Dead zone off Louisiana coast slightly larger than last summer, but triple the size of the target set by a task force By Amy Wold - Baton Rouge AdvocateAugust 5, 2015Water containing so little dissolved oxygen that it can’t support marine life was found in an area stretching 6,474 square miles off the coast of [...]

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