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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

Good News For Mississippi-River Dwelling Environmental Advocates

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story Sept. 23 about a federal judge's order for the Environmental Protection Agency to decide whether to set national water...

How Big Will The Gulf's Dead Zone Get This Year?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer: The predicted size of this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico depends on whom you ask. One forecast ...

Groups Sue EPA Over Giant Gulf 'Dead Zone'

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

By David Bailey March 14 (Reuters) - Several environmental groups are suing the U.S. government to curb pollution of the Mississippi ...

Female Fish Develop 'Testes' In Gulf Dead Zone

National Geographic | Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

The Gulf dead zone occurs when agricultural and waste runoff from the Mississippi River spark blooms of algae and microbes. These organisms gobble up ...