Chesapeake Bay cleanup: Animal waste is the biggest problem facing the Chesapeake Bay - baltimoresun.com
Millions of tons of one of theChesapeake Bay'slargest sources of pollution continue to be dumped onto farm lands without proper regulation. Farm animals produce 44 million tons of manure annually in the bay watershed, and most of it is collected and disposed of on farmland — or left where it falls.
Feb,20, 2012 | WMFE - A federal judge in Tallahassee has ruled that specific limits on sewage, manure and fertilizer contamination in state waters must take effect March 6. The pollutants feed algae blooms on lakes, rivers and streams. The blooms can cause health problems in humans and can be fatal to wildlife.
Although the federal government wants Louisiana to put the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" back onto a national list of polluted water bodies, state environmental officials say "no."
Farmers' rare opportunity: Save Rocky Mountain National Park and help the bottom line | The Coloradoan | coloradoan.com
Much of the air pollution at the park comes from vehicle tailpipes, power plants and industrial sources all around Denver and other Front Range urban areas, but much of it also comes from ammonia emitted from farms and feed lots throughout eastern Colorado.
CONCORD — State Rep. Adam Schroadter said his three bills aimed at cleaning up the Great Bay estuary have been a lot of work but progress is being made.
There was a time when you threw a pebble into the lake and it would not sink. Dianchi Lake was so polluted it was choked up and dying. But now, the lake is starting to breathe again. Our Yunnan bureau's Li Yingqing and Guo Anfei track its resurrection.
When it comes to an environmental issue like Dianchi Lake, it is not hard to find passion, and nowhere does it flame higher than in the hearts of the people of Yunnan and those who have chosen to make their homes in this beautiful province in Southwest China.
County Moves To Create Cape Cod Regional Wastewater Authority - Region - Communities | The Enterprise Newspapers
A special commission formed to consider the future of county government on Cape Cod recommended yesterday the creation of a robust new regional wastewater agency.
When a densely populated country like China has to focus its agriculture in only one area within its boundaries, the concentration of ammonia in the air above fertile lands increases.
A report that is expected to focus on nitrogen overloading in the Westport River and its tributaries is due to be released shortly.
GENEVA, Feb 17 (KUNA) -- Eutrophication has led to a reduction of almost 40 percent in the number of endemic whitefish species in Swiss lakes, within a relatively short period of time.
The federal government is considering cuts in funding used by health officials to monitor potential pollutants in ocean water.
UP to 40 percent of China's rivers were seriously polluted last year after 75 billion tons of sewage and waste water was discharged into them, the country's water authority said yesterday.
FT. PIERCE, Fla. -- Hundreds of scientists converge on the Treasure Coast to look at why there is an unprecedented algae bloom in the northern intracoastal waterway, and if it is heading our way.
Destructive Indian River Lagoon algae bloom likely to stay north of Treasure Coast sea grass, scientist says » TCPalm.com
FORT PIERCE — A devastating "super bloom" of algae that may have wiped out tens of thousands of acres of vital sea grasses in the Indian River Lagoon is not likely to threaten the Treasure Coast, a marine scientist predicted Wednesday.
Red tide is slowly clearing from Texas waters, but dinophysis, another toxic algae bloom, has been spotted in some of the bays, another blow to the Texas oyster industry this season.
he brightly coloured gunk clogging parts of Elk Lake is potentially a pet-killer, the Capital Regional District confirmed Wednesday.
There may not be warning signs up at the moment but that doesn't mean it's safe to swim in Lake Horowhenua. Officers at Horizons Regional Council say that most people know not to swim in the polluted lake, which earlier this week was described as having the power to kill if an algal bloom containing cyanobacteria was present.
Results of toxicity tests of the blue-green algae bloom in Lake Connewarre and lower sections of the Barwon River Estuary revealed no change in conditions late last week.
The company in charge of the Opuha Dam is trying to find out why a potentially toxic algal bloom continues to plague the Opihi River.