Tag: Hypoxia

Back Again: Measurements of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone by NOAA and EPA supported scientists are out for Summer 2014

The northern Gulf of Mexico dead zone that forms off the coast of Louisiana and Texas each summer was measured by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supported scientists during a survey cruise from July 27 to August 2, 2014 and reported on the NOAA website (see below) on August […]

KDOW to Develop a Nutrient Reduction Strategy

This week, KDOW announced that they are creating a Nutrient Reduction Strategy for the state.  Over the next 30 days, they will continue drafting an outline of the strategy.  A draft plan will be available in January and formal public comment will take place around April. KDOW sees this plan as a consolidated document that will […]

KDOW to Host the Spring 2013 Mississippi River Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force

The Mississippi River Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force is holding their Spring 2013 Public Meeting in Louisville, KY on April 18th, 2013.  The Task Force includes 5 federal agencies and 12 state agencies and was established in 1997 to “reduce and control hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.”  In 2008 the Task Force […]