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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Sep 08, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Hazardous waste illegally trucked to and stored in Missouri, highlight from the 50th annual Operation Clean Stream, and the “Nemo Effect”- how a children’s movie is effecting marine fisheries.



Illegal Waste

Millions of pounds of hazardous waste illegally trucked to Missouri

St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Table Rock History

A brief history of Table Rock Lake and dam

Springfield News-Leader


Big Muddy Adventure

Float down the Mississippi River this fall

St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Operation Clean Stream

Local stream teams clean up Big River

Daily Journal Online


Bridge Replacement

Hammond Bridge near Dora, MO

Springfield News-Leader


Nemo Effect

The “Nemo Effect”: Perception and reality of FInding Nemo’s impact on marine aquarium fisheries

Wiley Online Library


Flooding Cause

Houston’s flooding shows what happens when you ignore science and let developers run rampant



Rescuing Fish

When a wildfire raged outside L.A., these biologist went on a rescue mission – for a fish

Natural Resources Defense Council


Dam Removal Law

North Carolina enacts new bipartisan law to improve dam removal

American Rivers


Salmon Restoration

After generations, salmon back in Lake Champlain tributaries

The Republic


Dirty Flood Water

Here’s how dirty flood water really is