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On Our Radar: The Dead Zone in the Gulf

Environmental groups say they want tougher wastewater rules to combat practices that have turned the Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico into a "sewer."
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Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone 2013 — Record-Setting Deadzone Is Likely This Year

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (last year)

The 2013 Gulf of Mexico dead zone may very likely be the largest one ever, according to new predictions based on several different NOAA-supported forecast models. The hypoxic dead zone is forecast to cover somewhere between 7,286 an... Read Post

Court to EPA on Gulf dead-zone rules: Make up your freakin’ mind

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (12 months ago)

The federal government just came a step closer to regulating fertilizer runoff in the Mississippi River -- runoff that feeds Gulf of Mexico dead zones. Read Post

Environmental Groups Sue EPA over Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (3 years ago)

The Oil Industry isn’t the only culprit in the slow destruction of the Gulf of Mexico — environmental groups claim that an area the size of Massachusetts is now a “dead zone due to Mississippi River pollution. A dead zone is an area... Read Post


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