Talk about the “I” of the hurricane in water pollution. Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa are the top three contributors to the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico, due to big-time nutrient pollution spilling off agricultural land.
We got the down-and-dirty on what’s going on—and what it’ll take to turn things around—in this recent round table with Joel Brammeier, executive director of the Alliance for the Great Lakes, and Paul Botts, executive director of the Wetlands Initiative.
So go ahead, listen in like the OGT pro you are —>
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