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Agriculture is Altering Mississippi River Chemistry

Agriculture is Altering Mississippi River Chemistry

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Over the past 50 years, farming has altered the hydrology and chemistry of the Mississippi River, injecting more carbon dioxide [www.sundance.tv] into the river and raising river discharge, finds a study by researchers at Louisiana State and Yale universities. LSU Professor R. Eugene Turner and graduate student…