EPA and Partners Launch the Nutrient Recycling Challenge

EPA and Partners Launch the Nutrient Recycling Challenge By Nancy RabalaisNovember 17, 2015 EPA has partnered with pork and dairy producers, USDA, and environmental and scientific experts to launch the Nutrient Recycling Challenge—a competition to develop affordable technologies that recycle nutrients from livestock manure. This is an opportunity to encourage those in your states and agencies [...]

2017-01-17T09:21:53+00:00November 19th, 2015|News|Comments Off on EPA and Partners Launch the Nutrient Recycling Challenge

News Release: USDA invests 0 million to improve water quality in Mississippi River Basin

News Release: USDA invests $30 million to improve water quality in Mississippi River Basin By Press Release - see contact information in article belowNovember 6, 2015 73 projects will help farmers, ranchers target conservation in high-priority watersheds Contact:  Sarah Haymaker  202-205-9064 WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA’s Natural Resources [...]

2015-11-06T09:04:00+00:00November 6th, 2015|News|Comments Off on News Release: USDA invests 0 million to improve water quality in Mississippi River Basin

‘Dead Zone’ researcher asked to step down as marine lab director

'Dead Zone' researcher asked to step down as marine lab director By By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune November 2, 2015 Nancy Rabalais, the marine ecologist whose research has outlined the devastating effects of the annual low-oxygen "Dead Zone" in the Gulf of Mexico, has been asked to step down after 10 years as executive [...]

2015-11-04T09:20:00+00:00November 4th, 2015|News|Comments Off on ‘Dead Zone’ researcher asked to step down as marine lab director