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Can dead zones (hypoxic waters) cause deformities in sexual organs of fish? Interesting study suggests it can.
Posted on 1 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have described the scope and potential causes for the "dead zone" (low oxygen) in the Gulf of Mexico; the zone exists for part of the year, and its scope has been expanding over time. Nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus) from various... Read More

Male development just became a more complex issue, making toxic torts based on endocrine disruptors more difficult to prove
Posted on 13 May 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted that in the arena of toxic torts causation is king. Causation of course depends on the underlying processes. If one cannot show a process or system is disrupted or adversely affected, then causation will not be shown. When addressing... Read More

Can dead zones (hypoxic waters) cause deformities in sexual organs of fish? Interesting study suggests it can.
Posted on 1 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have described the scope and potential causes for the "dead zone" (low oxygen) in the Gulf of Mexico; the zone exists for part of the year, and its scope has been expanding over time. Nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus) from various... Read More