Agricultural Runoff

Lake Erie (istockphoto)

Feds Pledge $2M To Cut Runoff Into Lake Erie Basin

Federal agriculture officials say they’re spending $2 million to help farmers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana keep phosphorus from entering waterways in the western Lake Erie basin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2012

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UM: Record Gulf Dead Zone Predicted Due To Mississippi Flooding

Extreme flooding of the Mississippi River this spring is expected to result in the largest Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” on record, according to a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist and his colleagues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011