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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jan 20, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Missouri meat-processing plant under fire for violating the Clean Water Act, water litter trap success, and the impact of salty roads on water.

 

MISSOURI

Phosphorus Puzzle

Phosphorus part of water quality puzzle

Missouri Farmer Today

 

Processing Penalty

Meat-processing plant faces $70k penalty for Clean Water Act violations

Southeast Missourian

 

MO River Management

MO River management options debated

St. Joe Channel

 

Bridge Bang

Final portion of Platte Purchase Bridge comes down

The Kansas City Star

 

Low Lake

Three things for dock owners to do while the lake is low

Lake Expo

NATIONAL

Litter Trap

1-year-old litter trap on Flat Creek doing better than expected

Gainesville Times

Warming Underestimated

NOAA scientists targeted by House GOP were right: the ocean is warming twice as fast as we thought

Think Progress

 

Burgeoning Crisis

Affordable water in the US: a burgeoning crisis

MSU Today

 

Salty

The impact of road salt

Vermont Digger

 

State of the State

U.S. Governors discuss water in 2017 State of the State speeches

Circle Of Blue

 

Iowa $ Push

Longtime Iowa state senator pushes conservation fund

Daily Globe

 

5.1M Annually

Invasive mussel response team lays out recommendations with a $5M annual cost

Billings Gazette