Latest Nutrient pollution Stories
Study reveals scale of nitrogen's effect on people and ecosystems.
Nutrient pollution, one of the greatest threats to our freshwater resources, is responsible for the algal blooms that blanket our lakes and waterways in summer months.
Chronic water quality problems caused by agricultural and urban runoff, municipal wastewater, and atmospheric deposition from the burning of fossil fuels leads to oxygen depletion, loss of biodiversity, and harmful algal blooms.
NASHVILLE, N.C., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to opponents of the project, locating the proposed Sanderson Farms chicken slaughterhouse in Nash County likely will make it more difficult for the area to continue to grow and recruit cleaner, greener industries.
State's Comprehensive Cost-Effective Plan to Build on Significant Past Pollution Reductions, Keep Industries Viable HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the U.S.
Elevated concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus, nutrients that can negatively impact aquatic ecosystems and human health, have remained the same or increased in many streams and aquifers across the Nation since the early 1990â€™s.
Study suggests pollution reductions could help restoration efforts.
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