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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Dec 16, 2016 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Stream Team boats stolen, contaminated drinking fountains, and the future of underwater farming.


Pollution Rules

EPA to propose nutrient pollution rules next year to settle lawsuit

St. Louis Public Radio

Stormwater Project

Stormwater project approved for area subdivision

News Tribune

Out of Order

St. Louis Public Schools to abandon at least 12 lead-contaminated drinking fountains and sinks

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stream Team Theft 

Boats stolen from volunteers who clean up Missouri rivers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Lake

Nixon extols regional lake plan

NewsPress Now

Airplane Island

Airplane Island seen as next best hope for Pallid Sturgeon

Columbia Missourian



Pipeline Block

Government won’t permit oil pipeline under Missouri River

Science World

Plankton Pollinators

Like bees of the sea, plankton pollinate plants

Mother Nature Network

Pricing Risks

Water and Mining: are mining companies correctly pricing risks?

Circle of Blue

Underwater Farming

Could underwater farming feed the world?

Popular Science

To Do List

A long and expensive to do list

Forester Network

Wastewater DNA

DNA in wastewater could provide clues to help community health

Science Blog

Boundary Waters

Obama Administration takes steps to protect watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area


Tiny Plastics

What do we know about tiny plastic fibers in the ocean?


Pipeline Spill

Pipeline spill add to concerns about Dakota Access Pipeline