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Mississippi River is second-most polluted U.S. waterway | Health ...

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Mar 22, 2012 ... More than 12.7 million pounds of toxic chemicals such as nitrates, arsenic, benzene and mercury were dumped into the Mississippi River in ...

The Mississippi River Was a Toxic Mess Long Before the Oil Spill ...

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Feb 24, 2014 ... The Mississippi River, maybe the nation's best-known waterway, also ... Any amount of pollution is certainly not ideal; crude oil is toxic, and will ...

Nitrogen & Phosphorus Pollution | Mississippi River Collaborative

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What is MRC Doing to Reduce Nitrogen & Phosphorus Pollution? ... critical in the Mississippi River Basin because of the amount of agriculture near our rivers, ...

Mississippi River Pollution - Green Nature

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This article discusses different types of toxic, sediment, nutrient and bacterial pollution associated with the Mississippi river.

Rivers of Life: Resources - Feature #7 (Pollution)

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Mississippi Feature. Pollution Time was when no one would even think twice about swimming in the Mississippi River. You could jump right in, even catch catch ...

Water Quality | 1 Mississippi

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Over 18 million people depend on the Mississippi River for drinking water. ... The costs of cleaning up excessively polluted water are usually incurred by local ...

Dead Zone | 1 Mississippi

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Annually, the Mississippi River collects roughly ten thousand pounds of fertilizer and raw sewage pollution from 31 states and some of Canada. When spring ...

Conserving the Mississippi River | The Nature Conservancy

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The Mississippi River: Conserving and Restoring an American Icon. ... services to humanity, including storing flood waters and keeping pollutants out of rivers.

Shocker! World's Dirtiest Coastal Ecosystem Revealed...and It's in ...

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Jul 13, 2009 ... Beating out the sludge-filled Mekong and the polluted Ganges delta, the mouth of the Mississippi River has been anointed the most ...

Near Record Farm Pollution Found in Mississippi River | EWG

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Jun 15, 2016 ... Near record concentrations of farm pollution were measured flowing down the Mississippi River in May, according to a recently published ...

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Water Quality in the Mississippi River - National Park Service

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Stretches of the Mississippi River within the park corridor exceed water quality ... The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is working with a number of ...

Mississippi River Water Quality and the Clean Water Act - National ...

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The Clean Water Act has reduced much of the pollution in the Mississippi River from ... the Mississippi River states should draw upon the lengthy experience of ...

Mississippi Basin Water Quality Declining Despite Conservation

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Apr 12, 2014 ... Canals crisscross the Mississippi River Delta near Golden Meadow, Louisiana, where nutrient pollution remains a problem. PHOTOGRAPH BY ...