Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS

Killing the Gulf’s dead zone

Iowa must reduce nutrient runoff by 45 percent

March 17, 2013
By LARRY KERSHNER, , Messenger News

DES MOINES - The Mississippi River is the largest watershed in the world, draining the excess water from 41 U.S. states. It terminates in the Gulf of Mexico, where pollutants congregate, creating a hypoxia, or dead, zone.



I am looking for: