To Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms and Dead Zones, the US Needs a National Strategy for Regulating Farm Pollution

July 18, 2022

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15-30 mins
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Presented by The Conversation

The Gulf of Mexico, Lake Erie, and the Chesapeake Bay have been overwhelmed by agriculture, and their dead zones have made little improvement in response. In an article for The Conversation, co-author Donald Scavia, professor emeritus of environment and sustainability at the University of Michigan, discusses the major dead zones impacted by the weak and ineffective controls on nutrient pollution in agriculture. 

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