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Another reason to control erosion and nutrient runoff -- Cholera
Posted on 31 Aug 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Numerous prior posts have followed the growing understanding of what factors drive the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. It pretty much comes down to nutrient runoff into the Mississippi River and its tributaries (e.g., sewage, feedlots, agricultural fertilizers... Read More

The Struggle Over the Mississippi River Basin
Posted on 6 Jun 2012 by Todd Janzen

By Todd J. Janzen, Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP While most farmers go quietly about their spring planting this year, a storm is brewing over the Mississippi River Basin of which few are probably aware. I am referring to the legal... Read More

The Struggle Over the Mississippi River Basin
Posted on 6 Jun 2012 by Todd Janzen

By Todd J. Janzen, Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP While most farmers go quietly about their spring planting this year, a storm is brewing over the Mississippi River Basin of which few are probably aware. I am referring to the legal... Read More

Another reason to control erosion and nutrient runoff -- Cholera
Posted on 31 Aug 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Numerous prior posts have followed the growing understanding of what factors drive the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. It pretty much comes down to nutrient runoff into the Mississippi River and its tributaries (e.g., sewage, feedlots, agricultural fertilizers... Read More

EPA Issues First Ever Numeric Nutrient Water Quality Criteria and Standards for Florida Lakes and Rivers
Posted on 9 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Lee A. DeHihns, III, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP On November 15, 2010, EPA announced that it had issued final numeric nutrient water quality criteria (NNC) for lakes, rivers, streams and springs in Florida, marking the first time that EPA has... Read More