Environmental groups say they want tougher wastewater rules to combat practices that have turned the Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico into a "sewer."
A boat chugs through dirty water where the Mississippi empties into the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Jeffery Dubinsky/Reuters) The image of an ocean dead zone is stark: a barren underwater desert of silt, littered with the bodies of suff... Read Post
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