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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.



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


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



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