Several Miss. oyster reefs closed until further notice

Nov 19, 2013 Full story: Hattiesburg American

BILOXI - Several oyster reefs closed at 4 p.m. Tuesday because of water quality sampling results.

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Seal

Toronto, Canada

#1 Dec 3, 2013
Gulf

Moss Point, MS

#2 Dec 4, 2013
Why did you bump this?

Anyway -- doesn't really shock me. Every single ounce of fertilizer, sewer & pollution run off from New York to Minnesota & Wisconsin & up into Colorado & Montana empties out into the Gulf south of New Orleans so we get all that nitrogen & hormone/pesticide run-off killing the oysters....
Maybelline

Biloxi, MS

#3 May 28, 2014
"Gulf", thank you. Very true.
Flipper

Toronto, Canada

#4 May 29, 2014
gulf

Pascagoula, MS

#5 May 31, 2014
Maybelline wrote:
"Gulf", thank you. Very true.
Not many know just how big the Mississippi River watershed is:

http://steamboattimes.com/images/maps/map_mis...

This doesn't even include all the stuff that runs into the Gulf in our region from the Pearl/Pascagoula/Mobile/etc rivers....

Not many know about the nitrogen "dead zone" in the Gulf. Its pretty big.

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