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GLIN==> MI Public Radio interview
- Subject: GLIN==> MI Public Radio interview
- From: Elizabeth LaPorte <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 11:44:15 -0400
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Title: MI Public Radio interview
News from Michigan Sea
-- Michigan Public Radio
interviews Don Scavia, Michigan Sea Grant Director, see interview
http://www.glrc.org/story.php3?story_id=2382 and news release
Research from the
University of Michigan shows that the current federal plan to reduce
the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico may not be enough to
protect the region's half billion dollar a year shrimp industry.
"The hypoxic region is an area where water lacks sufficient
oxygen to sustain most marine life, and in the Gulf of Mexico it is
caused by excess nitrogen*largely runoff from mid-west agriculture,"
said Donald Scavia, Director of the Michigan Sea Grant College Program
and Professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment...
Michigan Sea Grant is a
collaborative program of the University of Michigan and Michigan State
University, conducting Great Lakes research, education and outreach.
It is supported by the National Sea Grant College Program of the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. For additional
information about Michigan Sea Grant, please visit
Elizabeth LaPorte, Communications Director,
Michigan Sea Grant College Program,
Phone: (734) 647-0767, Fax: (734)
Address: One Great Lakes Plaza, 401 E.
Liberty St., TCF - Suite 330, Ann Arbor, MI