Minnesota farmer battles Gulf ‘dead zone’ – CNN.com

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“Scientists have recorded one of the largest “dead zones” in the Gulf’s history this year. This oxygen-sapped area — currently about the size of New Jersey — is caused in large part by fertilizer that funnels into the ocean from Midwestern farms, since more than 40 percent of the land in the United States drains into the Gulf.”

Minnesota farmer battles Gulf ‘dead zone’ – CNN.com.

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