Agriculture

EPA Fighting Order That It Decide on Gulf 'Dead Zone' Rulemaking

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants the federal appeals court in New Orleans to overturn an order that forces the EPA to decide whether federal rules are needed to curb the flow of pollutants into the Mississippi River. The pollutants ultimately feed a low-oxygen "dead zone" along Louisiana's coast each spring."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 12/05/2014

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