New Study Calls for Action

A study group within the National Research Council has released its latest work on the conditions and possible solutions for the quality of the water in the Mississippi River. The suggestions need support from throughout the Mississippi River community. Add your comments here or on the site below. Better yet, write your congresspeople! The Mighty Mississippi Basin and Gulf Suffocating: Inertia Not An Option

The Water Science and Technology Board, (WTSB), Division on Earth and Life Sciences of the National Research Council has released for publication its study for improving water quality in the Mississippi River Basin and Northern Gulf of Mexico.  The purpose of the study was to create an action plan for reducing nutrient load in the effected areas causing low levels of oxygen and creating a condition called hypoxia.

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One Response to New Study Calls for Action

  1. mwc99 says:

    Interesting article, I look forward to learning more about the Mississippi River.

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