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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mississippi River Water Quality and the Clean Water Act: Progress ...

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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 ...

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, ...

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. ... all contribute to the failed capture of pollutants before they reach the River.

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 ...

What Are the 10 Most Polluted Rivers in the World? | Soapboxie

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May 23, 2016 ... Pollution of rivers is also widespread in the United States. The mighty Mississippi River, also called the Big Muddy, because its waters are ...

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 ...