COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Hypoxia Task Force Makes Progress to Reduce Runoff Fueling Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone
Description: The Mississippi River Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force ("Hypoxia Task Force") works to reduce and control hypoxia, or the dead zone, in the Gulf of Mexico. At the Fall Public Meeting in Alton, Illinois, the Task Force reported recent progress in dead zone reduction. New measures and actions were passed to control nutrient runoff which will further decrease the size of the dead zone. [Source: National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science]
Availability: Full Text
Source: National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
Publish Date: 12/4/2014
Reading Level: Basic
Page Length: